Aanand L Rai addressed the criticism over the age distinction between Sara Ali Khan and her Atrangi Re co-stars Akshay Kumar and Dhanush. In a brand new interview, he requested everybody to ‘watch the movie’ earlier than leaping to any conclusions.
The trailer for Atrangi Re was launched on Wednesday. Dhanush’s character is proven to be forcibly married to Sara’s character, a feisty lady who’s already in love with one other man, performed by Akshay Kumar. Whereas Dhanush is 12 years older than 26-year-old Sara, Akshay is 28 years her senior.
Talking to Mid-Day, Aanand addressed the backlash over his casting alternative. “Atrangi means funnily bizarre. If a filmmaker reveals persistence in making a movie, it’s his small expectation that folks wait and perceive the explanation behind such a forged. Now we have a behavior of judging individuals. I need individuals to look at the movie for 2 hours, and react to it thereafter,” he mentioned.
“I’m not fearful as a filmmaker. I’m not right here to make formulaic movies. If I’m going unsuitable, I could be critiqued. Individuals who make cinema be taught with each effort. With each success, I be taught what’s proper. With each failure, I be taught what went unsuitable,” he added.
Atrangi Re marks Aanand’s return to course after Zero, starring Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif. The movie launched in 2018 to largely unfavorable opinions and didn’t work on the field workplace both.
Speaking about Atrangi Re, Aanand mentioned on the trailer launch, “I strongly consider that you just don’t discover love, it finds you. The one factor it is best to be taught is to be a bit affected person. Atrangi Re is all about love, persistence and insanity. It’s a wonderful roller-coaster of enjoyable and feelings.”
Atrangi Re is ready to launch on December 24 on Disney+ Hotstar.