Bioscope Stories 1990-99 (Day 1051)

By 16 March, 2017Books

Did you know that in 1990 when legendary filmmaker V Shantaram was breathing his last he was still calling out to his cameraman asking him to light the set? Or that Subhash Ghai’s Choli Ke Peeche/ Khalnayak in the year 1993 was protested by 42 political parties…?

There is more that at one point Tom Cruise and later Saif Ali Khan were considered for Shahrukh Khan’s role in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge…? Did you know that Shabana Azmi starrer Godmother released in 1999 was inspired by the life of Santokben Jadeja, who ran the Mafia operations of Porbandar, Gujarat and later turned politician?