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06-23-2011, 10:13 PM #1
Zoya Akhtar in dilemma; to retain or tone down a three-minute kissing scene in ZNMD…
As reported earlier, ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ has a 3-min long kiss between Katrina Kaif and Hrithik Roshan and now, Zoya Akhtar, the director of the flick is planning on toning it down.
Just a few weeks ago, Zoya had to tone down the sizzling chemistry between Hrithik and Katrina in the song Ek Junoon from the same movie, as it was a little to HOT. Also since it was a group song, Zoya felt that the duo’s chemistry was takng away the essence of the group number.
Now, Zoya is faced with another dilemma; to retain or tone down a three-minute intense kissing scene filmed on both of them.
Revealing the nature of the scene, an insider elaborates, “After a severe exchange of words, Hrithik’s character Arjun leaves in a Buick. Katrina (Laila) chases him on her bike. Stopping his car, she forces him out and pinning him on the bonnet, kisses him. And it’s a rather long scene, about three minutes long.”
“When they saw the first cut of the song shot during the Spanish Tomatina festival, Zoya felt that the chemistry between the two actors was too much for a group song,” adds the source.
“Hrithik’s kissing scenes with Barbara Mori in Kites and Aishwarya Rai in Dhoom 2 were talked about a lot. Kats’ liplock with John Abraham in New York was hyped too.”
A highly trusted source maintains that the scene is very crucial as it conveys the strengthening of Arjun and Laila’s romance. “That’s why Zoya is finding it difficult to decide on how much of the kiss to retain and how much to leave out,” source says....being a human...