IN­TER­EST­ING FACTS ABOUT AASHIQUI

Hindustan Times (Patna) - Live - - Entertainment -

1 Pooja Bhatt was con­sid­ered for the role of Anu, but couldn’t do it, as her then boyfriend didn’t want her to do more movies.

2 Aditya Pancholi dubbed for Rahul Roy in the movie.

3 The film is based on life of Ma­hesh Bhatt and his first wife Lorraine Bright.

4 While shoot­ing in Ooty, Anu ac­ci­den­tally cut her hand with a bot­tle be­fore shoot­ing for Duniya Bhula Dunga.

5 Bhatt in­cluded a swimming scene, as Rahul used to be a na­tional level swim­mer in school.

6 Ma­hesh Bhatt made Rahul Roy sit on floors and ob­serve other ac­tors be­fore start­ing the shoot of the movie. He never went to any act­ing classes.

7 Anu wanted to be­come a so­cial worker be­fore Bhatt spot­ted her.

8 It took 73 shots for the song Bhula Dunga Tu­jhe to com­plete.

9 In the film, Rahul signed a cheque with his real name, which led Bhatt to name his char­ac­ter also as Rahul.

10 Over 15 mil­lion cas­settes of the film’s al­bum have been sold till date, which has made it the high­est sold mu­sic al­bum in In­dia.

11 Gul­shan Ku­mar had made the songs for Aashiqui even be­fore the movie was filmed. Af­ter mak­ing the songs, he took them to Ma­hesh Bhatt and asked him to make a movie which fea­tures these songs or in­clude them in a fu­ture movie. Aashiqui’s mu­sic be­came an in­stant rage and is still re­mem­bered fondly.

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