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‘‘I proved to the country that Shakespeare can be masala…’’ -vishal bhardwaj

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चवन्‍नी के पाठकों के लिए विशाल भारद्वाज का इंटरव्यू बॉक्‍स ऑफिस इंडिया से.... byBox Office India (April 6, 2013) Vishal Bhardwaj in a no-holds-barred interview to the Box Office India team
BOI: Let’s start with Ek Thi Daayan. How did it happen?
Vishal Bhardwaj (VB): The director Kannan (Iyer) has been a friend for a very long time. Actually, he was supposed to make a film for Ram Gopal Varma, even before Satya. Ramu introduced us. So we became friends. Even though that film got shelved, we remained friends.After that, I made seven to eight films but Kannan didn’t make a single one. That’s because he was looking for the perfect script, which didn’t exist. So I proposed that we make a film together. I had read this short story written by Mukul Sharma, who is Konkona’s (Sen Sharma) father, a great writer. I loved that short story. I gave it to Kannan and he developed it. That’s how it all started.
BOI: The film has a very interesting cast. What went into the casting?
VB: Emraan …