‘It's Just A Kiss!,’ Shabana Azmi Reacts To Locking LIPS With Dharmendra In Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahani

Shabana Azmi opened up about her kissing scene with Dharmendra in the Karan Johar’s directorial comeback Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahani and how her husband Javed Akhtar reacted to it

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‘It's Just A Kiss!,’ Shabana Azmi Reacts To Locking LIPS With Dharmendra In Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahani
Veteran actors Shabana Azmi and Dharmendra left the audiences stunned with their kissing scene in Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahani. The unexpected scene came as a shock to many and left the netizens with mixed reactions. While some were trying to comprehend what had happened, others praised them for breaking the various stereotypes. Reacting to the response she has received from the fans about the lip-lock scene, the actress told Zoom TV, “I can't understand what the fuss is about. It's just a kiss!”

In her interview with the entertainment portal, she expressed that it was an entirely new experience for her as she has never received this kind of overwhelming response in her 55 years of career. She excitedly shared how the movie is being appreciated by the people who constantly look down on commercial cinema. The 72-year-old adds, “The amount of subtext the normally snooty sections of Indians are reading into Karan’s film is nothing short of astonishing.” ALSO READ: WHAT!? Dharmendra-Shabana Azmi Share A Liplock Moment In RARKPK! Netizens REACT: ‘No One Expected And Was Shocked’

Talking about her experience of shooting the kissing scene, she expressed how she never thought people would laugh and cheer for the older characters and their reunion. While she hasn’t kissed much on-screen before, she went on to question, “Who wouldn’t want to kiss a man as handsome as Dharmendra?” ALSO READ: Kangana Ranaut Comes Out In Support Of Shabana Azmi After She Questioned People Demanding A Ban On ‘The Kerala Story’

The actress, who essays the role of Jamini, Alia Bhatt’s grandmother, also opened up about her husband Javed Akhtar’s reaction to her on-screen kiss. She told the media publication that while he wasn’t bothered seeing his wife kiss on-screen, her “rowdy behaviour” is what bothered him. “I was applauding, whistling, cheering and shouting. He was like, ‘I don’t know this woman sitting next to me.’ I went insane with excitement,” she said.

Talking about the romantic-drama, Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani follows the journey of Rocky Randhawa and Rani Chatterjee, who hail from contrasting family backgrounds. In order to get married they come up with a plan to stay with each others’ families so that they can get to know each other better. The movie marks the directorial comeback of Karan Johar and stars Jaya Bachchan, Dharmendra, Shabana Azmi and many more in pivotal roles.
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