David Dhawan is one of the most successful filmmakers in Bollywood. His collection with Govinda, Salman Khan, and Sanjay Dutt has given us entertaining films like Swarg, Shola Aur Shabnam, Haseena Maan Jaayegi, Judwa, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi and many more. He is all set to entertain the audience with his son Varun Dhawan in the upcoming film Judwaa 2. But did you know David Dhawan had a lot of difficulties while completing his first film?
It took David two and a half years to complete is first film Taaqatwar. Shocking isn’t it. David Dhawan is one of that director who gave three to four movies a year but then what took him so long for his first film.
Well during an interaction with Kabir Bedi in his talk show ‘Director’s Cut’ David Dhawan spoke about his journey and the difficulties he faced.
He said, “It was in the year 1987 when I became a director. I got my first film, but it was a lot of struggle in that as well. It took me two and a half years to complete it because there were a lot of date issues. At that time, one actor used to work in almost 20 films simultaneously. Govinda was working in some 20 projects whereas Sanjay Dutt was working on 10 projects. So, it was very difficult to meet them even for five days in a week. But, I made the film in two and a half years and continued making films after that. And as they were successful at the box office, I started getting more work. The period of the 90s was very good for me. Actually, it was after the release of ‘Shola aur Shabnam’ that my period started. And it was followed by ‘Aankhen’. After that, I haven’t looked back.”
From struggling to complete his first film to delivery movies every year, David Dhawan has surely come a long way.
His upcoming film Judwaa 2 starring Varun Dhawan, Taapsee Pannu, and Jacqueline Fernandez. The film will hit the screens on this Friday.
Till then check out the whole interview here.