Director Farah Khan, Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Boman Irani and Vivaan Shah charmed the UK media yesterday at the Happy New Year-SLAM Press Conference at Montcalm Marble Arch.
“Everyone has to do a film like Happy New Year in their career, and I am blessed to do this. The worst thing about the end of this tour is that we are going to miss each other the most.” ~ Shah Rukh Khan
Yash Raj Films, Farhath Hussain and Think Events together brought the biggest live production – SLAM Press Conference with the release of YRF’s biggest film of 2014. These events represent the biggest film release of 2014 coinciding with the most spectacular Bollywood live production.
Navraj Panesar, GM, Yash Raj Films International Ltd said, “It is an honour to be working with Red Chillies on perhaps the biggest release of 2014. Until now, YRF have six of the top Bollywood 10 films in the UK Box Office including the number 1 film among our portfolio and we hope to make Happy New Year the seventh.”
“When you’ve worked with someone [Shah Rukh Khan] it makes the process so much easier. He tells me, if we are doing a particular scene together, he will tell me what to do and I will always trust him. I will never question it.” ~ Deepika Padukone
“I feel like every film has its own destiny. You choose a film because of the script, because the character inspires you, me more than others. I chose the film because it has my friends in it, we are in charge of making the process of the film a memorable one.” ~ Abhishek Bachchan
“It has been a life changing experience working with Farah. She is the most talented director and no other director is like her and the way she represents her actors. I’m blessed to be a part of Happy New Year and the amazing family that we have made.” ~ Sonu Sood
“Coming to London when I was 25 was a life changing experience. I love it here.” ~ Boman Irani
“It has been a life changing experience. It was an electrifying tour and representing the country is a huge, huge honour.” ~ Vivaan Shah
Happy New Year is produced by Red Chillies Entertainments Pvt Ltd and distributed worldwide by Yash Raj Films, releasing on 23rd October.
SLAM UK concert took place at 02 Arena London on Sunday 5th October.