Raveena Tandon was considered no less than a s*x symbol, especially after the release of Tip Tip Barsa Pani. The song co-starring Akshay Kumar was way ahead of its times and it was a bold move made by the leading stars. But did you know? It was Divya Bharti who was the initial choice to do it as she signed Mohra! Scroll below for all the details.
We’ve heard so much about Tip Tip Barsa Pani – the trivia, the unknown shoot situations and of course, the remake. Katrina Kaif did a wonderful job and did full justice to the recreation that was a part of Sooryavanshi. Raveena was all praise for the actress but she herself wasn’t the first choice to be a part of the film.
It was Divya Bharti who was initially signed for the movie Mohra alongside Akshay Kumar. She would have been the one who would’ve sizzled on Tip Tip Barsa Pani in that yellow saree. Just not that, she had even shot for the film for 5 days but her unfortunate passing away made it a dream that was impossible to fulfil.
Eventually, Raveena Tandon was approached but the actress was apprehensive on doing Tip Tip Barsa Pani because she felt her father won’t appreciate it. In an interview with Bollywood Hungama, Mohra’s production designer and screenplay writer Shabbir Boxwala had revealed, “Raveena had met Rajiv. She knew that it was a good project but she was apprehensive, as there was a peck in the Tip Tip Barsa Paani song. She said that her father won’t appreciate it. To which Rajiv said, ‘Don’t show the film to your dad’ (laughs)! Finally, she agreed.”
After a month of shooting for Mohra for 5 days, Divya Bharti passed away post she allegedly fell from the balcony of her apartment in Mumbai.
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