Mukesh Chhabra Reveals That Farah Khan Didn't Take Any Money To Choreograph Dil Bechara

Pallavi Manoj , 10 Jul 2020
Sushant Singh Rajput, Farah Khan, (Source: Instagram | @farahkhan)
Sushant Singh Rajput, Farah Khan, (Source: Instagram | @farahkhan)

On the 14th of June 2020, Indians everywhere woke up to the shocking death of Sushant Singh Rajput. Individually and collectively as a nation while we’re still trying to come to terms with this great loss, Sushant’s last movie Dil Bechara will soon release digitally on 24th July 2020 on Disney+Hotstar. As a tribute to Sushant, the platform has decided to let everyone use the platform free for everyone so as all of us can enjoy the movie as when we please. Besides this, the title track and the first song of the movie just released today. The music is composed by music maestro A.R Rahman and the title track is choreographed by popular choreographer Farah Khan.

Now the director of the movie Mukesh Chhabra revealed that Farah agreed to do the song just on the basis of it being Mukesh’s directorial debut and because she was really good friends with Sushant. Mukesh detailed in an Instagram post how his phone conversation had gone with the choreographer-director. She had refused to take any fee from Mukesh for the song and brushed him off saying it wasn’t necessary as it was his first movie. The debut director took to post the entire song Dil Bechara along with his phone conversation with Farah.

Check out the post:

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Phone rings.. Farah: haan Mukesh, bol Mukesh: Didi, I'm making my first film with Sushant, it's the Hindi remake of the Fault in Our Stars and I want you to choreograph a song in it. Farah: okay, send me the song. Mukesh: but Didi your commercial fees? Farah: Mukesh song toh bhejo pehle Mukesh: Sends song Farah: Baap re! The song is really good Mukesh. Let's do the entire song in one take, it's Sushant he will pull it off really well. Mukesh: but Didi how much will you charge? Farah: tu pagal hai kya Mukesh? It's your first film, it'll be a blessing from me, tu bhai hai mera, shut up and tell your Producers that I am doing it for you and Sushant Mukesh: WHATTTTT… Thank you Didi, love you Farah : Chal Iove you, bye, main kaam kar rahi hoon And just like that, Bollywood's best Choreographer made #DilBechara's title track happen and how. Presenting the magic of Sushant and the magic of the maestro A.R. Rahman to you. Amazing lyrics by ‪Amitabh Bhattacharya‬, absolutely can't wait for your reactions. @farahkhankunder @foxstarhindi @arrahman @sanjanasanghi96 @amitabhbhattacharyaofficial @foxstarhindi @sahilvaid24 @sonymusicindia @kaancha ( Setu bhai )

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Farah also took to her Instagram to post the song and talked about how she wanted to do the entire song in one take and she knew that Sushant was one person who could do it. She talked about how they had practiced for an entire day and then finally did the whole song in one take. Farah also fondly acknowledged how when she sees the song now she can only think of how full of life Sushant was. She also talked about it was the first time she was choreographing Sushant even though they were friends for a long time.

Take a look at her heartwarming post:

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This song is particularly close to me because it was the first time i was choreographing Sushant.. we were friends for a long time but never worked together.. i had also promised Mukesh chhabra that whn he makes his directorial debut I would do a song for him.. i wanted the song to b done as a 1 shot song because i knew Sushant would b able to do it perfectly.. i remembred Sushant had once come to a reality dance show that I was judging as a celebrity guest and that's the only time the celebrity guest danced better than the contestants on that show.. we rehearsed a whole day n then finished shoot in half a day ! As a reward for nailing it perfectly all Sushant wanted was food frm my house which i duly got for him..i see the song n all i can see is how Alive, how happy he looks in it.. yes this song is very special to me.thank u @castingchhabra for including me on this journey of urs. https://bit.ly/DilBecharaTitleTrack. Watch on my INSTASTORY pls… #missusushantsinghrajput

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Sushant, you will always be remembered like this. Full of light. You are gone but never forgotten.

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