Hrithik Roshan Made Ashutosh Gowariker Reduce The 300 Page Mohenjo Daro Script To 80 Pages On Finding It Difficult To Understand? Netizens Say “Isliye Aisi Film Bani…”

Hrithik Roshan downgrades Ashutosh Gowariker’s 300-page script to 80 pages (Photo Credits-Poster/Facebook)

Hrithik Roshan is one of the most bankable stars of Bollywood. The actor enjoys a massive fan following on social media and beyond. Hrithik has been away from limelight for a long time. The superstar was last seen in Siddharth Anand’s War which broke all records at the box office. Prior to this, he had acted in Vikas Bahl’s Super 30, which also made a splash at the box office. On the personal front, the actor is making headlines like never before. According to the news, Hrithik is dating Saba Azad. The couple was recently seen arriving hand-in-hand at KJo’s 50th birthday bash.

As we await the release of Hrithik Roshan’s next film, we bring you some interesting information about his 2016 release Mohenjo Daro. The film marked the Bollywood debut Pooja Hegde,

Helmed by Ashutosh Gowariker, Mohenjo Daro was neither a critically acclaimed film nor a box office hit. But do you know that the director had reduced the script to bring Hrithik Roshan in the film. Well yes it’s true! Ashutosh reportedly reduced the script from 200 pages to 80 pages to get Hrithik’s approval.

According to a trivia on IMDb, it took the filmmaker 3 years to research and get his ideas down on paper. It further states that Ashutosh Gowariker “took a lot of time to piece together a plot of the entire civilization through various cities and weave a love story into it. He met seven archaeologists who are involved in the excavation sites and the Indus Valley.” is studying civilization and came up with a 300-page script, which he reduced to 80 pages to accept Hrithik Roshan in the lead role.

However, when the same trivia was shared by a Bollywood fan page, fans couldn’t help trolling the film. The Insta post read, ‘The script of the first 300 pages was given to Hrithik but due to the long script’ Hrithik It was taking time, so Ashutosh reduced it to 80 pages and then Hrithik accepted to work in the film. Commenting on the post, a user wrote, ‘Pura history ka book must have been given’.

Another said, “And then we all know what happened to the film! Mohan Chodaro.” One user wrote, ‘And the film should be like ‘No money wasted in the story.

Hrithik Roshan also confirmed this during the film’s press conference. He said in 2016, “First thought that Ashutosh was my friend, first thought he had given me a film like Akbar (‘Jodhaa Akbar’), my first thought was very happy that he was considering me for another film. After that I saw the script, you don’t want to know my second thoughts. But I still said, ‘No, he is my friend’, so I read the script.”

“I liked the story but I waited until the script was reduced from 200 pages to 80 pages and then we shook hands and said ‘Let’s do this’. The day it went from 81 to 80, that Had a flight to Delhi to meet me, ‘Hrithik, maine kar liya’. And we signed the film there and then,” Hrithik Roshan added.

On the work front, Hrithik Roshan will be next seen in War director Siddharth Anand’s upcoming directorial Fighter, where he is paired opposite Deepika Padukone. For the first time, DP and HR are coming together on the big screen and it is sure to catch fire. He also has Vikram Vedha in the pipeline.

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