Farah Khan, who has choreographed Jackie Chan for the upcoming Sino-Indian film Kung Fu Yoga, says the legendary actor is a fabulous dancer. “It was fabulous (choreographing for Chan). He is a fabulous dancer and he picked up the Bollywood moves so easily and he loved doing it,” Farah. Asked if he showed any interest in starring in a Bollywood film, she quipped: “I don’t know if we can afford him. He charges hell of a lot of money. The entire budget would just go to him.”
Farah has previously directed a lot films including – Happy New Year, Om Shanti Om and Main Hoon Na, on being asked if she n being asked if she will like to direct Chan, the choreographer said, “”I would love to…He is a joy to work with,” said Farah, who will be seen judging along with composer Anu Malik and singer Sonu Nigam in Indian Idol.
When asked if she feels judging a talent-based show is a huge responsibility, she said, “Every show is a responsibility… unless it is a ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’, where the contestants are pre-decided, but here we are choosing the contestants. These are the ones who will go ahead and guide the show. So, yes we are giving it our all to make sure that we don’t miss out on any good singer.”
Kung Fu Yoga is part of the three-film agreement signed between the two countries during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to India. The film also stars actress Amyra Dastur and Sonu Sood. It is reported that the Hindi film stars have performed some adrenalin-pumping action sequences for the movie.
Directed by Stanley Tong, the action comedy film has been shot in Dubai, Iceland, Beijing and India.