Director Subhash Ghai’s film Pardes was a big hit at the box office. This film also got a lot of love from the audience and it proved to be one of the best films of Indian cinema. Shahrukh Khan and Mahima Chaudhary played the lead role in this film which came in the year 1997.
People lavished love on the story of this film and even today the discussions of this film remain on social media as well. Recently, director Subhash Ghai told in an interview to Bollywood Hungama that Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit were also very interested for this film. Both wanted to do this film.
Because of this Shahrukh Khan’s entry
Subhash Ghai told that the film Trimurti made in his production company was unsuccessful. To emerge from this, we had prepared a story. Shahrukh Khan had signed a contract to do 3 films with the company. Ghai narrated the story broadly to Shah Rukh Khan. Hearing the story, Shahrukh Khan said yes to the film. Shahrukh Khan said that I have liked the story. We will work together and make a good film.
Madhuri Dixit wanted to do a film
Subhash Ghai told that Madhuri Dixit also wanted to do this film. But Madhuri became a big actress in 1997. I wanted a small cast in the film. Ghai told that the name of the film was earlier Ganga. Ghai told that we wanted that there should not be a stable actor in the role of Ganga. Madhuri Dixit had also said yes to this film. He also liked the character of Ganga. But we chose Mahima Chaudhary keeping the new face in mind.
Pardes was a hit
Subhash Ghai’s film Pardes was a huge hit. This film, which came in the year 1997, was very much liked by the people. The story of this film made everyone crazy. This film made a splash at the box office. Even today this film comes in the most watched list of Indian cinema. Shahrukh Khan’s character got a lot of love in this film. According to media reports, the budget of this film was 10 crores. While the box office collection of this film was more than 41 crores.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : October 21, 2022, 17:05 IST