For Farah Khan’s film Om Shanti Om, she took on the massive project of using 29 superstars in one song. The film starring Shah Rukh Khan is about the film industry and the song is the last in the film. In the scene Shah Rukh Khan’s character has won an award and all the celebrities have come to a party thrown in celebration.
The stars include amazingly, Saif Ali Khan, Salman Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Dharmendra; who was joined by the first three in his sequence, Jeetendra and his son Tusshar, Karisma Kapoor, Tabu, Urmila, Sunil Shetty, who was nervous after seeing Govinda dance, and Mithun, who flew from Hyperbad to shoot his segment for the song.
Also appearing are Bobby Deol, Zayed Khan, Arbaaz Khan, Dino Morea, Ritiesh Deshmukh, Aftab Shivdasani, Rekha, Shabana Azmi, Rani Mukerji, Preity Zinta, Kajol, Priyanka Chopra, Shilpa Shetty, Lara Dutta, Vidya Balan, Juhi Chawla, Malaika Arora and Amrita Arora. The mind boggles just reading the list.
Each star was personally asked by Farah and Shah Rukh and as a thank you one of the gifts presented to each of them was a T-shirt that said “OSO — You Made It Big.
Taking 7 days to shoot and with all those glittering stars, this will truly be a big song and a sight to see.