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Sushant Singh Rajput’s Kai Po Che turns 8: Abhishek Kapoor remembers late actor


MUMBAI: As ‘Kai Po Che’ marked eight years of its launch on Monday (February 22), filmmmaker Abhishek Kapoor mentioned he was touched by the love the movie recieved from throughout. Nevertheless, the famous filmmaker added that he’s on the identical time deeply pained by the lack of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Mourning the lack of Sushant, who was discovered useless at his Bandra’s rented condominium in June 2020, the director referred to as the 34-year-old actor a ‘crown jewel’. Kapoor took to Twitter and posted the video of the hit ‘Manjha’ monitor from the movie. “The joys of beginning this journey with a brand new group hungry to offer their finest on the daybreak of their careers stands most vividly in thoughts. “One cannot quantify the love our movie continues to obtain over time, neither can we quantify the ache we really feel on the lack of our crown jewel,” the 49-year-old director wrote.

Launched on February 22, 2013, ‘Kai Po Che!’ marked Sushant’s Bollywood debut after a profitable profession on TV with the hit present ‘Pavitra Rishta’. The movie, which went on to obtain constructive opinions from all corners, was additionally a stepping stone for actors Rajkummar Rao and Amit Sadh, who had been comparatively new within the business.

Set in Gujarat, ‘Kai Po Che!’ chronicles the story of three mates, who desires to start out their sports activities store. The movie additionally revolves across the 2001 Gujarat earthquake , 2002 Godhra prepare burning and the 2002 Gujarat Riots. The movie tracks their deep friendship, and innocence tarnished by spiritual politics and communal hatred.

Primarily based on writer Chetan Bhagat’s 2008 novel ‘The three Errors of My Life’, the movie garnered popularity of its performances by the three leads, Amit Trivedi’s music and delicate dealing with of the story by Kapoor. The movie propelled Rajput to stardom, as he went on to characteristic in Yash Raj Movies’ ‘Shuddh Desi Romance’ (2013) and Rajkumar Hirani’s ‘PK’ in 2014. Later, he headlined blockbusters just like the 2016 biopic ‘M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’, Nitesh Tiwari’s ‘Chhichhore’ and reunited with Kapoor for romantic-drama ‘Kedarnath’ in 2018.

In the meantime, Kapoor is gearing up for the discharge of his subsequent directorial, ‘Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui’, that includes Ayushmann Khurrana and Vaani Kapoor, in July.

(With PTI inputs)

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