First look of Varun Dhawan’s Judwaa 2 is out and it has received positive response from the fans. This made us revisit the original that started it all. In fact Salman Khan’s Judwaa released exactly twenty years ago on February 7, 1997. The film upon its release was a rage among the fans of Salman Khan, mainly due to the songs of the film.
The music album contained six songs and all six of them were chartbusters, be it Tana Tana Tan Tan Tara, East or West, Duniya Mein Aaye, Oonchi Hai Building, Tera Aana Tera Jaana and Tu Mere Dil Mein Bas Ja. If Judwaa starred Salman Khan in double role with Karisma Kapoor and Rambha as the lead actresses.
Judwaa 2 stars Varun Dhawan in the dual role with Taapsee Pannu and Jacqueline Fernandez as the lead actresses.
As iconic Judwaa turns 20 years old today here are 10 things you didn’t know about the film:
# Judwaa was Salman Khan’s first double role, almost nine years after his debut.As iconic Judwaa turns 20 today, here are 10 things you didn’t know about the film:
# Rambha’s voiceover in the film was dubbed by Tabu
# This was Salman Khan’s first film with David Dhawan, after which they worked in Deewana Mastana, Biwi No. 1, Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge, Chal Mere Bhai, Yeh Hai Jalwa, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya, Partner and Main Tera Hero.
# Judwaa was a remake of 1994 Telugu film Hello Brother that starred Nagarjuna, which itself was a remake of 1994 hit, Jackie Chan’s Twin Dragons. Later in 1999, Salman Khan too starred in a film titled Hello Brother.
# The original title of the film was Janambhoomi.
# Judwaa was the ninth highest grosser of 1997.
# It’s reported that Mamta Kulkarni was the first choice for the role of Roopa, which was eventually played by Rambha.
# Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 actor Omkar Kapoor, played young Salman Khan in the film.
# Shakti Kapoor’s real life son and actor Siddhanth Kapoor played the young Shakti Kapoor in the film.
# Shakti Kapoor paid a tribute to his own hit character ‘Nandu’ from Raja Babu in one of the scenes.
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