Rahul Bose denies spoof rumours of Mughal-e-Azam song
Rahul Bose, who has just completed a comedy called Maan Gaye Mughal-e-Azam with Mallika Sherawat, is puzzled by rumours that a song in the film is a spoof.india Updated: Mar 24, 2008 13:27 IST
Rahul Bose, who has just completed a comedy called Maan Gaye Mughal-e-Azam with Mallika Sherawat, is puzzled by rumours that the song Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya in the film is a spoof on the original song from the 1960 classic Mughal-e-Azam.
"That's completely wrong," says Rahul, "It's not the Naushad-Lata Mangeshkar composition at all. It's a totally fresh composition by Anu Malik. I mean, how much further can Mallika and me be from Madhubala and Dilip Kumar? I don't think Anu Malik has sought any inspiration from the earlier film and song at all."
Maan Gaye Mughal-e-Azam, by director Sanjay Chel, is about a theatre group that performs various plays. One of them happens to be the love story of Salim and Anarkali.
"Maan Gaye Mughal-e-Azam is a spoofy and black comedy. If we look for a genre it'd have to be the 'Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron' kind of cinema," Rahul told IANS.
This is Rahul's second film with Mallika. And he enjoyed her company thoroughly.
"She's just not the person she's made out to be. I'm happy that both the films she has done with me... Pyar Ke Side Effects and ...Mughal-e-Azam take Mallika very far away from her image. It's also my first full-on masala film and I had a blast."