As the romantic musical hit movie ‘Aashiqui’ turns 32, singer Kumar Sanu, who sang some of the movie’s melodious tracks, recalled how the movie’s poster was finalized and why the faces of the main actors weren’t were not revealed there.
Directed by Mahesh Bhatt, the film is known for its screenplay and on-screen chemistry between Rahul Roy and Anu Aggarwal. Moreover, it also became a hit due to its melodious songs like “Jaane Jigar Jaaneman”, “Main Duniya Bhula Dunga”, “Nazar Ke Saamne” among others sung by Kumar Sanu, Udit Narayan, Nitin Mukesh and Anuradha Paudwal .
He shared how he and producer Gulshan Kumar decided on the movie poster, “Discussing the poster with Gulshan ji, we wanted to create a plot for the new actor. The idea was not to reveal their faces. hiding them under the cloak. Everything about the film broke down barriers, created mystery and was different.”
While the sung reality TV show, “Indian Idol 13” is going to have a special “Aashiqui” episode, the cast of the film appeared on the show along with Kumar Sanu. The contestants including Rishi Singh, Bidipta Chakraborty, Anushka Patra, Debosmita Roy, Sonakshi Kar, Senjuti Das, Sanchari Sengupta, Chirag Kotwal, Vineet Singh, Navdeep Wadali, Shivam Singh, Kavya Limaye and Rupam Bharnarhia were seen singing the famous bits from the movie. .
“Indian Idol 13” contestant Rupam from Amritsar performed on the track “Tu Meri Zindagi Hai.”
After her performance, vocalist and judge Himesh Reshammiya praised her, “Rupam, your tonal quality is very rustic which makes your performance stand out. It enhances your singing and adds color to the song.”
Deepak Tijori added, “The trend these days is ‘be yourself’. You are a true example of that. You have a unique voice all your own.”
The show is judged by Neha Kakkar, Himesh Reshammiya and Vishal Dadlani. It airs on Sony Entertainment Television.