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Sonam Kapoor shares BTS pics as Raanjhanaa completes 6 years, says film ‘explored conflicts I still think about’

Sonam Kapoor and Swara Bhaskar have been sharing pictures as they celebrate six years of thir first film together, Raanjhanaa.

bollywood Updated: Jun 22, 2019 11:52 IST
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Sonam Kapoor as a young school girl on sets of Raanjhanaa with director Aanand L Rai.
Sonam Kapoor as a young school girl on sets of Raanjhanaa with director Aanand L Rai.(Twitter)
         

Right from her debut film Sawaariya to recently released Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga, Sonam Kapoor has come a long way. She has surely picked a variety of films in her acting career spanning across 12 years.

Taking a walk down memory lane, the Neerja actor penned down an emotional note as her film Raanjhanaa completed six years on Friday. She also shared behind-the-scenes pictures from the sets of the film. “Raanjhanaa has always been very close to my heart. It explored ideals and conflicts that I still think about, even 6 years after the release. Thank you to the entire team for being so real and fearless,” she wrote alongside the photos. 

Helmed by Aanand L. Rai and penned by Himanshu Sharma the film also features Swara Bhaskar, Abhay Deol, Vipin Sharma, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub in the pivotal roles. Other actors of the film also shared pictures, commemorating six years of the hit movie.

 

 The movie stars Dhanush alongside Sonam and also marked his Bollywood debut. The romantic drama set in Varanasi is about a one-sided love story. Dhanush, a Hindu, falls for Sonam, a Muslim neighbour of his, at a young age and eventually, Sonam too develops a liking for him only to realise that he is not from her community. Later, she starts avoiding him and goes outside the city for further studies. She gets into a romantic relationship with Abhay Deol and seeks Dhanush’s help in arranging her marriage with him. Once the secret about Abhay’s religion is out, he is beaten by Sonam’s relatives and later succumbs to injuries. Considering himself responsible for Abhay’s death, Dhanush starts living in a college canteen to help Sonam, seeking forgiveness. However, the story turns tragic when he dies due to political enmity.

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The songs of the film were appreciated by the audience with Raanjhanaa and Tum Tak becoming hit tracks.

On the work front, Sonam will be next seen in The Zoya Factor, co-starring Dulquer Salmaan. Based on a novel of the same name by author Anuja Chauhan, it tells the story of an advertising executive who ends up being a lucky charm for the Indian cricket team. The film is set to hit the theatres on September 20, 2019.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

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First Published: Jun 22, 2019 11:52 IST