The film Raja Hindustani, directed by Dharmesh Darshan, was released in the year 1996 and its story and songs captivated the hearts of the fans. Aamir Khan and Karisma Kapoor played lead roles in the film. In this film, a kissing scene was also shot between the two, which created a lot of buzz at that time. Cine lovers hardly know that both the stars had to work hard to film this scene.
It took 47 retakes to complete the scene.
In an exclusive conversation with Rajeev Masand, Karisma Kapoor revealed that the shooting of this scene went on for three days during February in Ooty, Tamil Nadu. Both had to bear the freezing cold of Ooty. He said that working from 7 in the morning till 6 in the evening was very difficult. Karishma told Rajeev that it took 47 retakes to complete this one scene, while both were shivering with cold.
Dharmesh had a challenging task
Filming this scene was also a challenging task for Dharmesh. In an earlier interview with Rediff.com, he said about this that he wanted the scene to look sensuous, but not obscene or objectionable. He was conscious that children would also watch his film and he did not want parents to be uncomfortable with these scenes.
had earned Rs 78 crore
Please tell that, Raja Hindustani had earned Rs 78 crores against the budget of Rs 6 crores. Let us tell you that its story revolves around a taxi driver Raja, who falls in love with Aarti. They even get married, but Aarti’s stepmother Shalini Mitra Sehgal (Archana Puran) is not happy about it. She creates misunderstanding between the two. There is a distance between the two but then at the end of the story, both become one.
The film won many awards
Aamir and Karisma received the Best Actor and Actress award for Raja Hindustani. Nadeem Saifi and Shravan Rathore also received the Best Music Director Award for this film.