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01-13-2011, 10:17 PM #1
Kangana rides a heavy metal for ‘Tanu Weds Manu’..
Kangana Ranaut tried her hand at riding the heavy metal Bullet which other wise only a robust man can handle. This was during the shooting for Tanu Weds Manu.
In the movie, Kangana plays a small town girl who defies every stereotype attached to girls – like they shouldn’t smoke, drink, or drive. The movie also stars Madhavan,
Director Anand L Rai says in his statement: “Since Kangana plays a small town wild girl, we wanted her to do all those things that a typical small town girl would not think of doing. So, riding a bike was something that would have helped strengthen Tanu’s character, so we bounced off the idea of Tanu riding a bike to Kangana and she was thrilled to do it.”
However, the stunt turned out to be easier said than done because Kangana found out that she had to drive the heavy Bullet bike through narrow, crowded lanes, and that too with one person sitting pillion.
What was feared happened and Kangana fell down from the bike while shooting in Punjab last year. She sustained a foot injury and had to take a few days’ break to fully recover, leading to the cancellation of the film’s shoot and a hole worth Rs. 1.5 crore in the producer’s pocket....being a human...