Vishal Bhardwaj on Kangana Ranaut and Hrithik Roshan controversy: It was a tough time for her

Rangoon director Vishal Bhardwaj says that Kangana Ranaut was very professional during the shoot of the film even though she was having a tough time dealing with the controversy around Hrithik and her relationship at the time. He also adds that once she was in front of the camera, she was totally in her character.

Written by Komal RJ Panchal | Mumbai | Updated: September 14, 2017 1:52 pm
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Kangana Ranaut had huge expectations from her last film Rangoon. Even the film’s director Vishal Bhardwaj treated the film as his dream project, casting three A-listers Kangana Ranaut, Shahid Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan.

There were controversies aplenty in the run-up to the release of Rangoon. It was also said that Kangana had a constant tiff with Shahid and Saif. There were also reports stating that Rangoon director Vishal Bhardwaj also had differences of opinion with Kangana.

However, Vishal Bhardwaj, who was in Mumbai for a book release, cleared the air about the controversies surrounding Rangoon. He also spoke about the Kangana Ranaut and Hrithik Roshan controversy, as that was the time the Simran actor was shooting for his film. He came out in support of Kangana as he said if it was any other actor they would have stopped shooting for Rangoon mid way.

Bhardwaj said, “Kangana is a very professional girl. And, maybe this is the right time to talk about it. When their (Kangana and Hrithik) personal conflict was going on, if it was any other actor, they would have stopped shooting for the film in the middle stating that they need to fix their mental state (Kangana was shooting for Vishal’s film Rangoon). Whereas Kangana was strong, even when the media was writing something or the other controversial about her every day and night. She would come for the shoot and once she was in front of the camera, she was totally into the character she was playing. After that what she used to do, I don’t know because we all were also busy with the film. But I know for a fact that it was a tough time for her. She was absolutely professional, and not even one day has she asked to stop the shooting for the film. We were shooting in the interiors of the country. So, we were totally cut off from the world, and would read the news on our phones only.”

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  1. Z
    Sep 16, 2017 at 9:32 am
    I think woman who support kangana doesnt understand feminism......a women who distroyed family life of Suzanne ...... Being a mistress and other woman cant be praised if someone supports her them she will definitely support the girl who's helping her partner cheat .......she is a vamp and cant be respected
    1. kevin
      Oct 8, 2017 at 7:13 am
      so not the men who fell for her are responsible . yes kangana is responsible for all the mess huh
    2. Lh H
      Sep 15, 2017 at 4:46 am
      Judging by comments it seems a lot of men support her? Sounds like they don't value the worth of a woman that much. Women are not ual tools for men to abuse! Is it ok to allow yourself to be repeatedly exploited and use men in such a way? I don't think you'd be praising and encouraging such behaviour if that were your sister or daughter... and if you do than you too like KR lack morals, decency and integrity. There's ethical and proud ways to achieve stardom- other actresses have. We shouldn't let young girls believe such deviant behaviour is ok!
      1. Z
        Sep 16, 2017 at 10:04 am
        By supporting her you are encouraging men who are exploiting women......and women who let them get used to get what she wants.
      2. S
        Sep 14, 2017 at 9:06 pm
        It is very tough to enter bollywood on your own. People will exploit your vulnerabilities. She was very young at that time. We need to criticize the system not her. She is a very talented and bold actress. I am glad she survived those hard times and now she is exposing those bad characters who abused her,for future girls who wants to enter Bollywood.Kudos to Kangana.
        1. Z
          Sep 16, 2017 at 9:42 am
          Maybe kangana has taken a shorcut by which some other girl whose more talented than kangana loosed her way so she cant be sympathised........person who uses shortcut to success are dangerous.....if we sympathise her then it will be same to sympathise dawood Ibrahim to turn don because of the system
          1. kevin
            Oct 8, 2017 at 7:17 am
            wow r u hrithink or papa roshan in disguise. she is the talented actress n proved her worth as an outsider. you talk like no one is bollywood or in any other place have affairs. You want to blame her for her success. there r plenty of women like kangana who havent made big even going in that route . She is opening the conversation . without her how would u even kno about it . would hrithik has sued another actress ? he did because she is an outsider and thought could get away with it. but oops ....
        2. J
          Sep 14, 2017 at 6:16 pm
          so what if she had to sleep her way to the top... lot of chicks dont say it.. but is she is reavling it all...........
          1. S
            Sep 14, 2017 at 1:29 pm
            Bravo for Vishal to speak up! Rangoon may have flopped but it is the best performance we have seen on screen in the recent times. Vishal does not need a certificate of credibility excellence from bigots haters. Nor does Kangana. She is a self-made super-talented superstar and she knows it! Irrespective of the fate of the films.
            1. Lh H
              Sep 14, 2017 at 3:46 pm
              Self-made? She slept and used men to get to where is she now! Will not support HO behaviour!
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