Ashutosh Gowariker directorial Swades turned 17 on Friday. Ashutosh shared how he cast the woman who played Dadi Setu in the film.
On Friday, Ashutosh Gowariker’s film Swades turned 17. Sharing a photo from one of the casting auditions for the film, Ashutosh revealed how he chose the woman who played the role of Dadi Setu.
Sharing a picture from the audition day along with a photo of the woman who played Dadi Setu in the film, Ashutosh shared an interesting anecdote. He wrote: “On this 17th Year of Swades, sharing a BTS image -8 of the 30 women that I auditioned for the character of Dadi Setu. All had to look up at the camera and say one word – BIJLI! The woman who said it with the most emotion got the part. She was 102. #Swades #17YearsOfSwades.”