Monday marks the 13th anniversary of Shah Rukh Khan starrer Chak De! India and on the event, movie’s author Jaideep Sahni has spoken in regards to the movie starring Shah Rukh Khan, Sagarika Ghatge, Vidya Malvade, Chitrashi Rawat and Shilpa Shukla, amongst others.
Jaideep Sahni, who has additionally written some sensible movies like Bunty Aur Babli, Rocket Singh : Salesman of the 12 months, Shuddh Desi Romance and Aaja Nachle, mentioned he had wished to inform the story about feminine athletes for a number of years. “When Adi (producer Aditya Chopra) requested me after Bunty Aur Babli what I wished to do subsequent, I advised him that I wished to do that movie which may one way or the other kind a bridge between the world of ladies athletes and the remainder of the nation. As I advised him extra about what I’d seen and felt, he agreed that it was a disgrace that not sufficient folks knew about this world, and in addition that it may make a extremely nice movie if we bought issues proper,” Jaideep mentioned.
He additionally spoke how director Shimit Amin got here on board. “Shimit and I’ve been pals because the time I used to be writing Firm and he was modifying Bhoot at Ram Gopal Varma’s workplace but it surely was Adi’s conviction after seeing Ab Tak Chhappan that he have to be the director for this movie. Adi’s and Shimit’s religion within the movie as producer and director at that early stage was very reassuring for me since I knew my writing was going into the arms of individuals I trusted and revered,” he added.
In regards to the appreciation that the movie acquired, Jaideep mentioned, “Generally folks name Chak De! forward of its occasions however I don’t know methods to choose that. It’s simply that as viewers we get too busy in our every day lives and neglect how joyful one thing new could make us if we give it an opportunity, and as storytellers, we’re at all times underneath stress to be entertaining which may impose a man-made ceiling on our alternative of topics. However topics are at all times larger than the storytellers, and if we respect them, they gently present us the way in which.”
Curiously, Jaideep additionally completes 20 years within the movie trade this yr. He debuted as a author for Jungle in 2000 for Ram Gopal Varma. He says, “On my first movie’s set somebody mistook me for the DTP operator even after seeing me daily for 2 months as a result of I used to work on a pc. To witness screenwriting come again from that forgotten nook to the forefront of everybody’s consideration right this moment is the best satisfaction of all for us writers.”
Jaideep provides, “To have imagined and written movies of various genres, set in so many alternative environments, with totally different rhythms and dialects and slangs, has been an important pleasure. So many of those characters, dialogues or phrases of songs having grow to be part of peoples’ on a regular basis dialog is one thing I didn’t goal for however have lastly discovered to get pleasure from gracefully with out getting shocked. However I’m at all times acutely aware that that is additionally due to the attain of this medium, and we should always not let go of any alternative to place this clumsy energy to some good use, to construct a number of bridges of belief or possibly begin a helpful dialog.”