Aanand L Rai’s Atrangi Re starring Sara Ali Khan, Dhanush and Akshay Kumar is all set to release on Disney+ Hotstar this Christmas eve. While the film has 3 days to hit the stage, don’t you want to know some interesting titles about its casting? By the way, let us tell you that Akshay was not the first choice for Sajjad Ali.
After almost three years, a film on the love triangle is coming under the direction of Aanand L Roy. The movie is Atrangi Re. It has also been dubbed in Tamil along with Hindi. The film stars the trio of Akshay Kumar, Dhanush and Sara Ali Khan. Aanand L Roy has tried to show some issues in his own way in the film.
One of them is the forced marriage, which is to be held in eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Second- The contradiction of the youth of a community facing the shortage of brides in Tamil Nadu is coming to the fore in a different way. And the third issue is Hindu-Muslim love, which is promoted in the current politics as ‘love jihad’.
Not long ago, Farhan Akhtar’s storm came. Perhaps this was the only mainstream film to date in which the way of showing the love of a Muslim hero and a Hindu heroine was bold. There was a lot of campaign on social media against the digitally streamed film. People also targeted the different religions of the hero heroine. Now once again Atrangi Re shows the love between a Muslim and a ‘married’ Hindu girl.
The way people flare up on social media at the moment regarding religion – their reaction to the love story of Sajjad and Rinku Suryavanshi in Atrangi Re will be monitored. It also has to be seen whether it is really love jihad or not. Because Bollywood has never appeared bold enough to take a stand.
Atrangi Re Movie Details
- Title Name: Atrangi Re
- Directed: Aanand L. Rai
- Written: Himanshu Sharma
- Produced by: Aanand L. Rai Himanshu Sharma Bhushan Kumar Krishan Kumar
- Starring: Akshay Kumar Dhanush Sara Ali Khan
- Cinematography: Pankaj Kumar
- Editor: Hemal Kothari
- Music: A. R. Rahman
- Production companies: T-Series Color Yellow Productions, Cape of Good Films
- Distributed: Disney+ Hotstar
- Release date: 24 December 2021
- Country: India
- Language: Hindi
Atrangi Re Movie Cast Name
- Akshay Kumar: Sajjad Ali
- Dhanush: Vishu
- Sara Ali Khan: Rinku Sooryavanshi
- Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub
- Dimple Hayathi
Atrangi Re Movie Story
Vishnu Dhanush, a Tamil is boy, is kidnapped and forced into marriage with Rinku (Sara Ali Khan), a girl from Bihar who is already in love with someone else. Since both sides are unhappy with the forced union, they decide to go their separate ways. But Rinku falls in love with Vishnu – and now he wants to have the cake and eat it too.
As per a recent Bollywood Hungama report, Aanand L Rai originally wanted to cast Salman Khan and then Hrithik Roshan as Akshay Kumar’s Sajjad Ali.
Throwing light on this early casting cop, a source informs the portal, “Atrangi Ray’s soul lies in the concept of desirable men and, therefore, the first to come to Rai’s mind to play the role of a lover from a desirable magician. The actor was Salman Khan. While the superstar loved the concept, things didn’t go down well for the two for reasons best known. ,
After Salman Khan said no to Atrangi, the source revealed that Aanand L Rai’s next choice was Hrithik Roshan. The insider added, “Again, like Salman, Hrithik is also one of the most wanted actors of Hindi cinema who has an unmatched fan following among women. There were many meetings between the two and Hrithik was on the verge of signing the film and finally left the film at the last moment.
After facing two rejections from the wanted men of Bollywood, the source said that Rai approached Akshay Kumar. The Khiladi star believed in his vision and almost immediately jumped in to play the soul of this love story.
The source added, “Akshay is a risk taker and was ready to take his big risk of discovering a part not done before in Hindi cinema. He spoke with Aanand L Rai right from the very first day of shooting and today the two have become friends for life.