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Dad inspired me to make Hai Apna Dil To Awara: Sujoy Mukerji

Bollywood actor and producer Sujoy Mukerji has said his brother Monjo Mukerji and he were inspired by their late actor-father Joy Mukherjee in making Hai Apna Dil Toh Awara, which like his father’s films, has melodious music.

bollywood Updated: Aug 02, 2016 12:55 IST
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Actor-producer Sujoy Mukerji makes his Bollywood debut with Hai Apna Dil Toh Awara.
Actor-producer Sujoy Mukerji makes his Bollywood debut with Hai Apna Dil Toh Awara.

Bollywood actor and producer Sujoy Mukerji has said his brother Monjo Mukerjiand he were inspired by their late actor-father Joy Mukherjee inmaking Hai Apna Dil Toh Awara, which like his father’sfilms, has melodious music.

“My late father’s films had melodious and beautifulsongs and music. And of course, when I and my brother sat downto make Hai Apna Dil Toh Aawara, we were inspired by hissongs and music, and hence we made this film, which isstrongly rooted in melodious and good music and songs,” he said.

Sujoy, who is in the city along with his actors for promotinghis debut film Hai Apna Dil Toh Aawar, which he said it has some good music with songs like MeharamMere by Mohit Chauhan and Chhu Liya by Papon have been appreciated by people. “The songs in the film are not items numbers orforcibly stuffed into the film, but complement the requirementof the storyline.There are no item songs. Allsongs in the film compliment the storyline of the film,” hesaid.

Replying to a query, Sujoy said his favorite number wasa Sufi song Naino Mein, which has not been released as yet. “People will get to see the song while watching thefilm. It is my favorite, and I am sure it will be a major hit,” he said.

Asked how was it working with a debut director like Monjoy Mukherjee, actor Sahil Anand said: “He is a very focused director and had done his homework of making this film from beginning to end.”

Actress Divya Chouksey said Monjoy was never friendlyto her as she got lot of scoldings from him. He (Monjoy) wasnot a friend of mine on the sets because he scolded me beforeeach scene,” she said.

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Divya’s co-star Herry Tangiri said he had a different thought about Monjoy as a director, but he soon realised he had a adequate knowledge of filmmaking because he came from the house Joy Mukherjee who himself had directed a few movies,besides being an accomplished actor. “I had a little different idea about working with adebut director, but after a couple of meetings, I realised he already had knowledge of filmmaking as he hails from Joy Mukherjee’s House, who himself was a great actor and a director,” Herry said.

“It was a great experience working with him. I learnt a lot from him and he is a kind of guy who doesn’t put pressure on you. It was comfortable working with him,” he added.

The film also features Vikram Kochhar, Niyati Joshi, Jayaka Yagnik, Nilesh Lalwani and Sareh Far and hits theatres on August 5.

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