Karan Johar Shares Real-Life Incident That Inspired Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani
What Karan said
When Karan was asked about what was the idea behind Rocky Aur Rani, he shared a personal story. He mentioned that a member of his family who had dementia went back into his past love. The twist was that the person he was mentioning was a family member as well. It turned out that he was actually having an affair. Karan found the situation intriguing and instead of feeling terrible, he was fascinated by it.
Karan talks about infidelity
Karan expressed his fascination with infidelity and how it has already become a reality. He mentioned his movie Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna, which explored the theme of infidelity. Karan added that he believes there is no age limit for love.
In Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani, the character Kanwal, played by Dharmendra, suffers from dementia and repeatedly mentions the name “Jamini.” It is later revealed that Jamini is a woman he fell in love with during a poetry meet years ago. This revelation creates a scandal for Kanwal’s wife, played by Jaya Bachchan. Jamini, portrayed by Shabana Azmi, reenters Kanwal’s life due to the efforts of their grandchildren, played by Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt.
- Karan Johar shared the seed of the story behind Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani.
- The story is inspired by a real-life incident involving a family member with dementia.
- Karan mentioned his fascination with infidelity and how it has already become a reality.
- The film Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna also explores the theme of infidelity.
- Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani follows the journey of Kanwal, played by Dharmendra, and his past love, Jamini.
- The movie stars Jaya Bachchan, Shabana Azmi, Ranveer Singh, and Alia Bhatt.