Anand L. Rai is riding success these days after the release of his romantic-comedy drama Tanu Weds Manu Returns. The film did exceptionally well all across the country. His earlier directorial ventures like Tanu Weds Manu and Raanjhna were also super hit movies. Reportedly, he approached Bollywood superstar Salman Khan for his next movie, but Salman said no to him.
Meanwhile, the actor is busy completing the shooting of Sooraj Barjatya’s next Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo. And his upcoming film Bajrangi Bhaijaan is ready to release with Kareena Kapoor Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Kabir Khan is directing the action drama who earlier directed the artist in blockbuster film Ek Tha Tiger.
According to reports Anad L. Rai wanted to cast B-Town’s Dabbangg Khan but the superstar rejected the film. Regarding this issue, the director spoke to the media that the rejection of the role from any actor is ‘all part and parcel’ of the business.
“You’re in a business, you tell stories, you work on films, you work on scripts, and you go to your actors. Sometimes they like it, sometimes they don’t. Its ‘part and parcel’ of your game”, Rai added further.
Anand L.Rai is known as for making content-driven and good women-centric movies. He is making headlines since he directed Tanu Weds Manu prequel of Tanu Weds Manu Returns in 2011.
His last released movie Tanu Weds Manu Returns grossed Rs.1 billion globally and the romantic-comedy drama is both critically and commercially acclaimed. The mega success bash of Tanu Weds Manu Returns was organized by Kishore and Krishika Lulla. The director was also present with the film’s heroin Kangna Ranaut in the event. However, the Hero of the movie R.Madhawan was not present in the party. Other glamorous celebrities including Sanjay Dutt with his wife Manyata Dutt, Tusshar Kapoor, Zyed Khan, Farah Kahan, singer Shaan and many more graced the event too.