The Irrfan Khan-Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starrer Jazbaa launched 5 years in the past on today, and actor Chandan Roy Sanyal, who was a part of the forged, shared just a few discover recollections of working within the movie.
“I will always cherish the experience of working with Shabana Azmi ma’am and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. The latter plays the lawyer who defends me in the movie. As if essaying Niyaaz Shaikh, a drug dealer and a convicted felon, wasn’t a challenge enough, I had some great actors to share the screen with and they kept me on my toes,” stated Chandan, concerning the movie that additionally featured Shabana Azmi and Atul Kulkarni.
“Although I never had any scenes with Irrfan Khan, I remember meeting him and he was always very warm. He said that he liked my work in ‘D Day’ and he encouraged me to keep at it and he was so confident that I would find my feet in Indian cinema,” he added.
“Jazbaa”, directed by Sanjay Gupta, revolves round Anuradha, a lawyer and a single mom, whose daughter Sanaya is kidnapped, and the kidnapper blackmails her to defend a rapist, Niyaaz Shaikh. The late Irrfan is seen as a cop within the movie.
According to the actor, working within the movie was “a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn and relish the experience of being among the best in the business”.