The much-awaited rom-com, ‘Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani,’ starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt, has been receiving immense love from audiences all over the country. However, the biggest talking point of the film is the unexpected lip-lock scene between veteran actors Dharmendra and Shabana Azmi.
Filmmaker Karan Johar, the mastermind behind the film, recently revealed that there was no need to convince the yesteryear stars to do the scene. He praised them for performing with absolute aplomb, without any reservations. The lip-lock scene was set to the iconic song “Abhi Na Jao Chhod Kar,” adding a thematic connection between the characters of Rocky (Ranveer Singh) and Rani (Alia Bhatt).
Dharmendra, in a recent interview with News18 Showsha, shared his thoughts on the bold scene and how it surprised and delighted the audience. He mentioned that people weren’t expecting it, which made the impact even greater. The veteran actor recalled his previous kissing scene in ‘Life In A Metro’ with Nafisa Ali, which was also well-received by the audience.
When asked about his reaction to the kissing scene with Shabana Azmi, Dharmendra chuckled and said that he did not get excited. He understood the artistic requirement of the scene and willingly agreed to do it. He firmly believes that age is just a number, and love knows no boundaries. He and Shabana did not feel any awkwardness during the shoot, as it was aesthetically handled and added depth to their characters’ love story.
The lip-lock scene has become a standout moment in the film, adding a touch of boldness and romance to the characters portrayed by Dharmendra and Shabana Azmi. The audience has applauded their chemistry and the natural portrayal of love, defying age barriers.
Karan Johar’s ‘Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani’ continues to win hearts with its enchanting storytelling and stellar performances. The film’s exploration of love beyond age is refreshing, breaking stereotypes and proving that love knows no boundaries, be it age or any other societal norms.
The film’s success is a testament to the talented cast, the brilliant direction, and the bold choices made by the filmmakers. As ‘Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani’ continues to charm audiences, Dharmendra and Shabana Azmi’s lip-lock scene stands as a remarkable moment that celebrates love and romance at any age, leaving a lasting impression on moviegoers.