Aitraaz’s one-take song featuring Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra impressed Danny Boyle: ‘He saw this and contacted…’

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Abbas-Mustan delivered many profitable movies within the Nineties and 2000s. One of the largest hits of their profession was the 2004 Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra-starrer Aitraaz. In a latest interview, the director duo recalled how they shot for the song ‘I Want To Make Love To You,’ which was carried out in a single take. The Baazigar administrators revealed that the song even left Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle fairly impressed as he employed the technician who shot the sequence for his Oscar-winning film, which was launched in 2008.

The song had Priyanka’s character attempting to seduce Akshay’s character, and the administrators recalled that they needed to “seize their wild romance” within the music video. “The song needed to present ardour. We thought that if now we have to shoot this song, we will’t reduce it. It takes 3-4 days to shoot a song. When you narrow, the expression additionally drops. We thought why not do this in a single shot? Our actors had been each so good, Akshay and Priyanka, so it was potential,” they stated. The Race administrators stated that they mentioned it with their cinematographer Ravi Yadav, choreographer Ganesh Acharya and the actors. “Akshay was very blissful about it, he thought this was a terrific idea,” they recalled.

Abbas-Mustan recalled that they had been so well-prepared that the song was carried out in only one take and it was good. “We did the primary take and that first take was okay. It was good. We took one other one for security, which was additionally okay. The first take was used within the movie,” they recalled.

Steadicam operator Sunil Khandpur had shot the song, and whereas the film absolutely benefitted from his work, it introduced him one other alternative. Abbas-Mustan stated, “When Danny Boyle was coming to India to shoot Slumdog Millionaire, he was searching for a Steadicam operator right here. Then he got here throughout this video. Danny saw this and contacted Sunil and employed him.”

The 2004 film Aitraaz was a defining second in Priyanka Chopra’s profession as this was her first adverse position. In a latest interview with RJ Siddharth Kannan, film producer Suneel Darshan had revealed that PC was sad as a result of she had been provided a vamp’s position. “PC stated she was approached for a vamp’s position and she was so upset, she cried, she went house and she went to sleep. I stated after you get up come again to the workplace. She was right here and I pressed on her the significance of her doing the position. I assumed I drilled it into her head and sure it was great for them to be in Aitraaz,” he stated.

In the film, Priyanka performed a girl who makes use of her place of energy to seduce her ex-boyfriend. The film was loosely primarily based on the Hollywood film Disclosure.


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