Watch legendary singer Asha Bhosle direct a scene for Ashitosh Gowarikar’s ‘Panipat’

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 11:52 PM IST
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Asha Bhosle’s love for history and fondness for actress Padmini Kolhapure, and Ashitosh Gowarikar brought her to Karjat on the sets of Panipat. The legendary singer wished to see the grandeur sets of the film and also catch up with the pals ended up directing a scene while on set.

Ashutoush Govarikar who is filming for his next directorial Panipat in Karjat was surprised to get a visit from Asha Bhosle. “It was really sweet of Ashaji to visit us on the sets. She brought in such vibrant energy and spread a lot of cheer,” he told DNA.

While spending some quality time on the film’s set Ashaji, called the shots for a scene picturised on Padmini who will be seen as Gopika Bai and Mohnish Bahl, who essays the part of Nana Saheb.

About the experience the filmmaker said, “I must say, she does have a knack for direction, too. We were thrilled to have her on the sets and I hope she keeps surprising me like this with such wonderful visits.”

The period drama starring Arjun Kapoor is based on the Third Battle of Panipat of 1761 will see Arjun playing the Maratha ruler Sadashiv Rao and Sanjay Dutt as the invading Afghan King, Admad Shah Abdali.

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