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By Joginder Tuteja, June 16, 2011 – 14:14 IST
Promos of Aarakshan are out and one can see that this Amitabh Bachchan-Saif Ali Khan-Deepika Padukone affair is (thankfully) quintessentially volatile, as expected from Prakash Jha, especially after Raajneeti. Another reason that one heaves a sigh of relief is the fact that just one almost expected flying cars, sand dunes, hummers and lavish item numbers, courtesy the man at the helm of production – Firoz Nadiadwala – there is none of that in Aarakshan with Jha maintaining the kind of touch that his films are best identified for.
“It is a known fact that when Firoz Nadiadwala makes a film, there is a distinct stamp of his own regardless of the genre”, says an industry observer, “He loves ‘masala’, larger than life presentation, grandeur and an overtly lavish look to each and every frame of his films. Due to this quite, a few directors had to change their working style with few even ruing so-called interference.”
There are quite a few instances to substantiate the claim. Kartoos with Sanjay Dutt hardly ever looked like a Mahesh Bhatt film. Sanjay Gupta is hardly proud of Ram Shastra, Vikram Bhatt had to keep his dramatic sensibilities aside for Awara Paagal Deewana and Deewane Huye Paagal. Madhur Bhandarkar doesn’t even consider Aan – Men At Work as his own film.
“This is not all as it is a known fact that Priyadarshan was totally unhappy with item numbers included in Hera Pheri and Ahmed Khan did just what More >