Farah Khan Reveals Earlier Heroines Used To Change Behind Trees, 'We Would Hold Towels For Them..'

In a recent conversation, Farah Khan revealed the opulent demands made by the stars now while shooting, and compared them with the earlier times when things were much simpler.


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Farah Khan Reveals Earlier Heroines Used To Change Behind Trees, 'We Would Hold Towels For Them..'

Farah Khan is one of the most cherishable choreographer-turned-filmmaker in the Hindi film industry. Over the years, she has worked in several films and proved her mettle in the same. Some of her highly popular films include Om Shanti Om, Main Hoon Na, Tees Maar Khan, Happy New Year and many others. However, during her filmmaking career of almost two decades, Farah has made more than 80 films and worked with eminent artists in the industry.

Farah Khan opens up about the Bollywood celebs' opulent demands

Thus, Farah Khan also answered several demands of the stars. Now, in a candid conversation with Dipika Kakar and Shoaib Ibrahim, Farah talked about celebs' opulent demands while working on their film sets. It happened that the filmmaker graced Dipika and Shoaib's home on an iftar party to relish some homemade foods and have a lovely time. During one of the segments of her conversation, Farah started talking about her experience when she had to cater to the various needs of the stars. Moreover, Farah also compared the present-day stars with those of earlier times.

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During the YouTube vlog conversation with the TV actor duo, Dipika and Shoaib, Farah revealed that nowadays, celebs usually stop working if their vanity vans don't reach the sets. She then went on to reveal the increasing demands of stars, among which she highlighted that the celebs now ask for four vanity vans, each to meet their various needs. Farah said:

“Until the vans don’t come, they don’t act. Nowadays, each actor has about four vans for themselves. One person. One is for their gym, one is for their staff, one is for them, one is… then the food truck comes, that’s separate.”

Farah mentions how earlier heroines used to change behind the trees using towels

In the same conversation, Farah, who is known for her straightforwardness, opened up about the earlier years of her filmmaking works. She mentioned that then heroines were comfortable in changing clothes even behind the trees. She then explained that for privacy reasons, the director herself used to hold towels or bedsheets on the outdoor shoots. But mentioning how the shift in on-set amenities over the years brought this demand in today's requirements, she shared:

“Earlier, heroines would change behind trees, we would hold towels for them. I have done it for them. When you go for (outdoor) shoots you’d do it, even in Switzerland they would change behind the bus, use bedsheets to cover. Now the actors don’t budge unless their vans come.”

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Farah Khan once slammed the nepotism debate by remarking that she launched an outsider 16 years back

Earlier, when Farah graced Bharti Singh and Haarsh Limbachiyya's podcast on their YouTube channel, she reacted to the never-ending nepotism debate that prevails in the film industry. Elaborating more about it, the filmmaker slammed the concept of nepotism, and revealed that she once launched a complete outsider, Deepika Padukone. Mentioning how she was never part of the nepotism and did something contrary 16 years back, she said:

“Tabhi maine nepotism ki baat ki thi, aaj 16 saal ho gaye Om Shanti Om ko. Nepotism ki baat chidhi thi.”


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