Actor Shreyas Talpade recalled that director Nagesh Kukonoor was ‘livid’ when he found that Shreyas was on the verge of getting married. The duo labored collectively on the Nationwide Award-winning film, Iqbal.
The actor was supposed to start out filming Iqbal in three days when he requested the director for a trip on December 31. Nagesh assumed that he wished to event, nonetheless when Shreyas advised him that he was going to get married on that day, Nagesh advised him to ‘cancel’ the marriage.
Shreyas advised a quantity at some point by day in an interview, “Right here I used to be, a middle-class man whose marriage ceremony playing cards had gone out, being advised to cancel it; I didn’t know what to do. It was after numerous convincing, and assuring him that I’d hold the marriage beneath wraps, that he let me have a time off.”
Nagesh’s reasoning was that Iqbal, who was alleged to be a teen inside the film, couldn’t be married man in precise life. Shreyas talked about that he under no circumstances spoke about his marriage all through the film’s publicity tour, and when his partner Deepti talked about that she wished to attend the film’s premiere, she bought right here as Nagesh’s sister.
Even producer Subhash Ghai wasn’t acutely aware of Shreyas’ marital standing. “When Subhash ji noticed her one too many occasions at screenings and enquired, Nagesh advised him who I actually was. He refused to imagine I used to be married. To him, I used to be an 18-year-old boy who had had a baby marriage and was not even feeding his spouse, making her faint.” he talked about.
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Iqbal featured Girish Karnad and Naseeruddin Shah, who moreover obtained a Nationwide Award for his effectivity.