With screams from the crowd of: “We Love you Rani… Rani You Rock… Rani You’re the best, Rani… Welcome to Toronto, Rani…. Aaahhh!!!!!!!!!! We can’t believe you’re here!!!” Toronto went Hadippa over the Queen B of Bollywood – Rani Mukherjee when she attended the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) for the World Premiere of Yash Raj Films latest release – Dil Bole Hadippa.
Rani, along with director Anurag Singh were present at the premiere screening of the film at the prestigious festival. In keeping with the film’s colorful and musical theme, Yash Raj Films ensured that that the film leftits mark on the Red Carpet as 20 Bhangra Dancers did the Hadippa to the tunes of the local Dholi’s of Toronto while Rani and Anurag spent almost an hour meeting, signing autographs taking pictures with overjoyed fans.
They then attended a screening of the film and the audience, almost 2000 strong, applauded the color, the energy and the spirit of the film done in classic Yash Raj magic! Commenting on the experience director Anurag Singh said, “It’s nothing short of a life changing experience to be invited to such a prestigious festival for your first film.”
About why Dil Bole Hadippa was chosen for the festival Cameron Baily, Co-Director of TIFF said, “We are not looking for Indian cinema that mimics the European and North American films. We look for films that reflect an Indian sensibility in their filmmaking.”
About the film, Rani saaid, “Hadippa is a film to be enjoyed with your family while having your popcorn and cola, and dancing on the seats all at the same time…”
Adding, “It’s a film that reinforces the belief that if you have a dream and the desire… you will go to any length to achieve it.”
You will have to wait until September 18th to yell Hadippa about the film but that is only a few days away! The film also stars hunky Shahid Kapoor and was Produced by Aditya Chopra.