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10-19-2010, 10:40 PM #1
"John was always my first choice for Jhootha Hi Sahi" - Abbas Tyrewala
Default "John was always my first choice for Jhootha Hi Sahi" - Abbas Tyrewala
His first film as a director Jaane Tu...Ya Jaane Na was a surprise hit and even launched Imran Khan in a big way. Now Abbas Tyrewala is back with his next directorial venture Jhootha Hi Sahi that features John Abraham and Pakhi in lead roles. In this exclusive interview with Bollywood Hungama's Nikhil Ramsubramaniam, Abbas talks about his experience during the making of the film which has been an integral part of his life for the last 2 years.
Abbas, your second directorial venture Jhootha Hi Sahi is finally seeing the light of the day after facing many hiccups along the way. How are you feeling now- Anxious, Excited or Relieved?
I don't know how to react to your statement that 'Jhootha Hi Sahi is finally seeing the light of the day'. Yes...it has been a challenging journey but I won't say we've been in the making for a long time. We started shooting during summer of 2009 in London, we then had some shooting and patchwork left in India, and this summer (2010) we again had to go to London to shoot a song and some other portions. We then began work on our post-production, special effects, music etc and though initially I felt I could keep it ready for release in July this year (since Jaane Tu...Ya Jaane Na [JTYJN] was released in July) that didn't work out. Post that we had always set Oct 15 as the release date, but unfortunately we still have work left on our background music and hence are now releasing the film a week later on Oct 22. The film has been part of our lives for the last 2 years so of course now that it's nearing release, there is immense excitement, stress, nervousness, anxiety all rolled into one....being a human...