Everyone’s talking about the new Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt starrer, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania! The romantic comedy has already got fans hooked with its music and trailers! Fans can’t wait until the release July 11th but until then, let’s get some behind the scenes updates from Shashank Khaitan, the director!
Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania is directed by debutant director Shashank Khaitan and is produced by award-winning film-maker Karan Johar, whose banner Dharma Productions recently brought you such hit films as 2 States and Hasee Toh Phasee. Recently Shashank Khaitan sat down to chat all about his latest film, check out what he had to say!
Q: Tell us a bit about your experience working with Alia Bhatt?
Shashank Khaitan: It was a great experience. Alia is a very talented actress and she’s got a great energy. She definitely lived up to our expectations. She’s very versatile and plays this role beautifully. She’s also got a great work ethic. It’s been a pleasure working with her.
Q: How would you describe Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania?
Shashank Khaitan: Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania is a great love story. It’s got the best elements of the romantic comedy genre yet it’s not the quintessential ‘boy-meets-girl’ tale. The film has a unique modern approach to romance. The script is great and the cast is amazing.
Q: What attracted you to this film?
Shashank Khaitan: I was instantly attracted to the script. It’s funny, it’s well written and it’s a great concept. It was so refreshing to read a quirky, witty interpretation of romance. I thought it was a great story and couldn’t wait to jump onboard.
Q: Your favourite scene from ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania’?
Shashank Khaitan: There is a song scene that I love, which describes the lead characters’ vulnerabilities in a witty way. The song is called Emotional Fool. It’s a great scene.
Q: What can the audience expect from this film?
Shashank Khaitan: They can expect a lovable, warm and witty story about modern love. The film has its quota of romance, but portrays the typical love story in a different and fresh way.
Q: Do you think ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania’ is destined for success?
Shashank Khaitan: I think everyone loves a good romantic comedy and ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania‘s’ strength lies in the originality and wit of the script as well as in the superb cast. I’m very proud of what we have achieved and I think it’s destined to be the romantic comedy of the summer.
Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania promises to be a fun filled adventure where the adorable Humpty aka Varun is arduously looking to make the lovely Alia Bhatt his bride. Will the duo create the same magic of Student of the Year? Find out for yourself! Be sure to catch this flick releasing July 11th at a theater near you!