Actors Saif Ali Khan and Rani Mukerji’s hit romantic comedy “Hum Tum” completed 12 years on Saturday and director Kunal Kohli shared some anecdotes about its making to commemorate it.
The director shared with fans, about how the YRF film had many firsts associated with it.
“#12YearsofHumTum There were many firsts associated with this film that’s earned itself cult status with all your love and support,” he wrote.
“#12YearsofHumTumConsidered India’s 1st romcom, Rani’s 1st best actress award, Saif’s 1st solo major hit, Kunal’s 1st best director award.”
He remnisced about Rishi Kapoor’s role in the film and the fans’ reaction. “#12YearsofHumTum when @chintskap made his entry singing main shair toh nahin the theatre exploded with claps n whistles”
He also talked about budget issues that made them shoot scenes meant for Paris and America in Amsterdam.
Kohli shared how Prasoon Joshi was initially approached to write the dialogues.
“#12yearsofHumTum we approached Prasoon Joshi to write the dialogues. He said the ones by me are most apt & offered to write lyrics instead.”
The director added that initially Yash Chopra was not in support of the film, but was convinced after he saw it.
“#12yearsofHumTum initially Yashji wasnt convinced of the film. Adi stood by me. Finally when Yashji saw it he loved it.
I cried in relief and joy.