Mandakini on assembly Raj Kapoor for Ram Teri Ganga Maili: ‘He said agar tum jeans pehen kar aati toh…’1 min read
Best remembered for her function in Raj Kapoor’s 1985 directorial Ram Teri Ganga Maili, actor Mandakini lately made a comeback with a music video which additionally options her son.
While selling the music video, Mandakini spoke about her time within the Hindi movie trade, and her hottest film, Ram Teri Ganga Maili.
Mandakini was in her early 20s when she starred in Ram Teri Ganga Maili, and though a mediocre film, it made Mandakini a family identify. In a latest chat with Pinkvilla, Mandakini spoke about assembly filmmaker Raj Kapoor for the primary time and mentioned that he was ‘happy’ to see her in an Indian apparel.
“I remember he said ‘Agar tum jeans ya kuch aur dress pehen kar aati toh mujhe bilkul pasand nahi aata.’ I was wearing a churidaar. I think it was because he wanted someone homely for the part,” mentioned the actor.
During the dialog, Mandakini additionally opened up about how typically male leads or heroes would determine which feminine actor they wished to work with. “Heroines were only used for 3-4 songs, a few romantic scenes and finally in the climax. That was all the work they had in movies at the time. Heroes got the meatier chunk, and often they would only decide who to work with and who to not work with. If they did not like anyone, they would tell the makers, ‘Don’t take this girl.’”
Mandakini was final seen within the 1996 film Zordaar, publish which she stop films.