Farah Khan, during an appearance on The Kapil Sharma Show on Sunday, talked about her star-studded special song Deewangi Deewangi from Om Shanti Om. She also recalled why certain stars, including Amitabh Bachchan, could not be a part of it.
Raveena Tandon could not come because she was heavily pregnant at the time, Farah revealed. She also said that she approached Dev Anand but he declined and told her, “I don’t do guest appearances.”
Amitabh opted out due to personal reasons. “Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan were getting married that month, that’s what he told us,” Farah said. The couple tied the knot at the Bachchans’ bungalow Prateeksha on April 20, 2007.
Farah also wanted Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu to be a part of the Deewangi Deewangi song and said that Shah Rukh Khan promised he would personally get them on board. However, it did not work…