Posts Tagged ‘Peepli Live’

Aamir to Turn around ‘Peepli Live’ Fortunes?

As Rajkumar Hirani had himself admitted around the release of ‘3 Idiots’, when the master strategist Aamir Khan is at work for the marketing and promotion of a film, a director can afford to take a back seat after the film is canned and censored. Nothing succeeds like success and two back to back all time blockbusters in the form of ‘Ghajini’ and ‘3 Idiots’ meant that not too many voices were expected to be raised, intentionally or unintentionally, when it came to an Aamir Khan film.

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Posted by Editor on 25 June, 2010
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Aamir Khan tests directors

Aamir Khan, being a perfectionist, wants everything to be just right. He makes sure that the directors he works with or the directors who are appointed to work with his production house, Aamir Khan Productions, are equally perfect.

Anusha Rizvi, a debutante director, was made to undergo a test before she was selected for Aamir’s production, Peepli Live. Aamir gave her five scenes in order to test her and make sure she was the perfect choice. It was similar to the auditions that actors have to give.

According to sources, Anusha used to be a reporter who had sent Aamir an email with a script for a film on farmers’ suicides.

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Posted by Editor on 20 March, 2010
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