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When the actress slapped Rishi Kapoor 8 times for this superhit film!

Arun Sharma

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Veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor has given many memorable films in his film journey. The romantic film ‘Prem Rog’ was released in the year 1982. Padmini Kolhapuri was in the lead role with him in this picture. At that time Padmini Kolhapuri was only 17 years old and she too was new to the industry. However, this was her second film with Rishi Kapoor. Before this, he worked with Rishi Kapoor in the 1981 release ‘Zamane Ko Dikhana Hai’. The two were seen together on the big screen almost a year later.

Raj Kapoor’s ‘Prem Rog’ was loved by the audience. The film proved to be a superhit at the box office. There was a scene in the film, in which Padmini Kolhapuri slaps Rishi Kapoor. You will be surprised to know that 8 retakes were done for this scene.

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What did Padmini Kolhapuri say?

Padmini Kolhapuri talked about this in an interview. He said that the film had many retakes for a perfect short. He said that such scenes are often synchronized in films, but director Raj Kapoor did not want to do so. According to Padmini, Raj Kapoor really wanted her to slap Rishi Kapoor. He did this because he wanted to keep the scene realistic. According to Padmini Kolhapuri, she was hesitant to do this with Rishi Kapoor but after 7-8 retakes she got the perfect shot. However, she later became very nervous about it, but the director encouraged her. It is said that Rishi Kapoor was the happiest after this shot.

Talking about the collection of ‘Prem Rog’, the film was made for around Rs 1.50 crore at that time and did a worldwide business of Rs 12.90 crore. This super hit film is still considered as one of the classic films of Hindi cinema.

Arun Sharma

Arun Sharma

I am Arun Sharma, a versatile news writer covering entertainment, sports, and breaking news.

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