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08-24-2009, 12:10 AM #1
++ Reverse Casting : OLDER WOMEN, YOUNGER MEN ++Though ageing heroes have romanced nubile young actresses for long, the trend seems to be reversing these days.
Producers no longer seem to shy away from pairing a more mature heroine with a compatarively baccha hero.
Ranbir Kapoor is one of the fresh young stars of Bollywood, but in the forthcoming Wake Up Sid
he is paired opposite the much elder Konkona Sen Sharma.
Bollywood veteran Rani Mukherjee has a much younger Shahid Kapur as the
male lead in Dil Bole Hadippa.
[IMG]The dusky Bipasha Basu will be soon seen with newcomer Maradona Rebello in Pankh.[/IMG]
And in Aa Dekhen Zara, the Bongshell worked with the one-film-old Neil Nitin Mukesh.
Bipasha seems to have a penchant for younger heroes. In Bachna Ae Haseeno
she was paired opposite Ranbir Kapoor.
Romance knows no age, so proved the Kismat Konnection, where Shahid Kapur
romanced Vidya Balan.
Even the mesmerising Madhuri fell prey to the younger man. She was cast opposite
Akshaye Khanna in Mohabbat and her comeback film Aaja Nachle.
Rekha literally set the screen on fire with her steamy scenes with young
Akshay Kumar in Khiladiyon ka Khiladi.
Even Bollywood of yore had examples of older actresses and younger actors.
Dharmendra had starred with Meena Kumari in Phool aur Patthar.
08-24-2009, 02:01 AM #2
09-22-2009, 07:12 PM #3