April 14, 2024


The audience is showing immense love for the Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt starrer Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani, and the box office numbers are a clear testament to its success. Directed by Karan Johar, the film has managed to captivate hearts with its blend of romance, family elements, drama, and captivating songs. A significant highlight of the movie is the moment when Ranveer Singh and Tota Roy Choudhary steal the spotlight with their own rendition of the iconic Dola Re Dola song. In a recent interview, choreographer Vaibhavi Merchant disclosed that Ranveer Singh had a meltdown before shooting the exhilarating Dola Re Dola sequence.

Vaibhavi Merchant reveals Ranveer Singh had a meltdown before shooting the Dola Re Dola Sequence

In an interview with Hindustan Times, choreographer Vaibhavi Merchant shared that Ranveer Singh was struggling with the challenges of performing Dola Re Dola. She shared, “Oh, he had a meltdown (laughs). He would only call Karan saying he can’t do this. Because he knows I am a taskmaster. Knowing him, he must’ve watched Birju Maharaj’s videos. But I told Karan that I won’t be able to ease this because then I’d be doing a disservice to those who’ve dedicated their entire lives to this dance form. I’m a Kathak exponent myself. In fact, I’m a khandani, I hail from the Jaipur gharana. My late grandfather Late Sunder Prasad ji is the founder of the Jaipur gharana.”

According to Vaibhavi, she conveyed to Karan that Ranveer needed to maintain the authenticity of the craft. Continuing what happened behind the scenes of the songs, she said, “I told Karan that Ranveer would have to stay true to the craft, but I’d make sure he doesn’t look stupid, I’d protect him. It’s not that ragging scene from Munna Bhai MBBS that it has to look funny. People had to look at it and say WOW. It had to do the opposite of laughter.”

She further shared how she choreographed the song, she said, “If Ranveer would’ve looked caricaturish, we’d have failed. So I handheld him and we took it one hour at a time. I choreograph keeping the actor in mind. It had to suit the actor’s body language. You can’t come up with the choreography for Hrithik Roshan for any other actor. Film choreographing isn’t like making an Instagram Reel.”

In the end, all the hard work and dedication put in by Ranveer Singh paid off as the scene was delivered with perfection and flawless execution.

Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani box office collection

Karan Johar’s directorial, Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani, is generating a significant buzz at the box office and has achieved remarkable success. The movie’s collections on Tuesday crossed an impressive Rs 60.22 crores, showing its immense popularity among the audience.

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