Indian Idol 12: Karisma Kapoor almost said no to Dil To Pagal Hai because of Madhuri Dixit


This weekend, Indian Idol 12 will host Bollywood diva Karisma Kapoor as a particular visitor. The episode can have the highest six contestants acting on her widespread hit songs. While interacting with them and host Aditya Narayan, Lolo, as she is fondly known as, would additionally reveal some attention-grabbing details about her profession.

During the shoot of the present, Karisma spoke about Dil Toh Pagal Hai, a movie that continues to be one of her finest performances. She shared how she was apprehensive of doing the movie and it was her mom, actor Babita, who pushed her to say sure to the movie.

Sharing that other than being a dance movie, she was additionally to be pitted reverse Madhuri Dixit, she said, “Many actors had rejected the part saying how can one dance alongside Madhuri Dixit ji! Initially, I too was refraining to accept the role and said this isn’t happening. Then finally, Yash ji and Adi (Yash Chopra and Aditya Chopra) narrated the story to me. My mother also told me that I must take up the challenge. She also said that since you are a big fan of Madhuri Dixit, you must do it. You work hard and you will shine.”

Karisma Kapoor will get the Indian Idol 12 group to do her “Le Gayi” hook step. (Photo: PR)

Calling it a ‘special film’, the actor added, “I must say that Shah Rukh Khan and Madhuri ji were so supportive in delivering great performances and making it happen.”

The Zubeidaa actor additionally opened up about how Suniel Shetty is the largest prankster that she has labored with. Sharing an incident from their shoot, the actor revealed, “We were shooting for a movie in Chennai, and I saw a man wearing a dhoti sitting at a distance. A lot of people flocked around, so I thought that he must be a senior artist from the South, who I may not know. Later, Anna (Suniel) asked me to meet the man. We clicked photos together and were talking for almost 20 minutes. Later, before the shot, the same man was dabbing my face with a puff, and I was shocked. I immediately went to Suniel enquiring about him, and to my shock, he revealed that it was a prank! The person was actually his own make-up artist. It was a hilarious moment and we all started laughing!”

She additionally added, “The second time during an action sequence, there were two men with daggers coming towards each other. In no time, they started fighting. I was so scared that I asked for police to be called or summon someone from the unit to stop the fight. Just when I was literally in tears, Suniel again revealed that it was a prank! So yes, Suniel Shetty was the biggest prankster”.

Aditya Narayan and Karisma Kapoor will carry out on Indian Idol 12 stage. (Photo: PR)

On the episode, Karisma Kapoor may even be seen matching her steps with host Aditya Narayan on the Indian Idol 12 stage. As Arunita Kanjilal will sing “Pyaar Kar”, the actor will lip-sync on the tune and dance with Aditya. The efficiency would go away everybody stunned.

Sharing his pleasure on sharing the stage with Karisma, Aditya in an announcement said, “Dancing alongside Karisma for one of the most romantic songs ‘Pyaar Kar’ will be a moment I will cherish all my life. I was already a huge fan of Karisma and after watching ‘Dil to Pagal Hai’, it only kept growing. She is the most beautiful and humble actress I have ever come across. The performance on Pyaar Kar will always be special in my heart.”

Indian Idol 12 is judged by Himesh Reshammiya, Anu Malik and Sonu Kakkar. The finale, which is ready to occur on August 15 will see Pawandeep Rajan, Arunita Kanjilal, Shanmukhapriya, Nihal Tauro, Sayli Kambe and Mohd Danish preventing for the title.


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