‘Pardes’ -Celebrating The Rich Culture Of India starring Shah Rukh Khan and Mahima Chaudhry has completed 25 years of its release in Hindi cinema on Monday, filmmaker Subhash Ghai recalls everything that went behind creating the romantic musical drama.
Speaking about the movie, director Subhash Ghai says: “‘Pardes’ is very dear film to me. I would like to congratulate the entire cast and crew and especially the audience for continuing to shower their love even after 25 years. My team tells me that people keep on showering their love, keep recalling the iconic scenes in the digital arena even today.”
Sharing further details on the same, he added: “‘Pardes’ celebrated the rich culture of our country. I had approached Late Arun Jaitley ji to invite Vajpayee ji to our music launch. Also, the song, “I love my India” was released ahead of India’s 50th Independence Day. It was a big co-incidence.”
Fun facts about the movie:
*Superstar SRK won the hearts of millions with his performance.
*The song ‘I Love My India’was released ahead of India’s 50th Independence Day.
*Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was invited to launch the music of the movie.
*’Pardes also starred actors like Apurva Agnihotri, Alok Nath, Amrish Puri and Himani Shivpuri.
*It was the debut movie of actress Mahima Chaudhary.
“My heart goes out to India, I can go on and on describing the grandeur of this glorious nation. It is another co-incidence that today I am writing and composing a song for a video ‘Ghar Ghar Tiranga’ to celebrate the 75th year of our independence.”