Pahlaj Nihalani, who worked with Divya Bharti, recently recounted their first encounter. In addition, he discussed how Bharti had a temper tantrum when she found out she would be paired with Chunky Pandey in the film Aankhen.
Pahlaj Nihalani, director and ex-chairman of India’s Central Board of Film Certification, has discussed his relationships with various Bollywood celebrities. The producer of more than a dozen films discussed his experiences with the late Divya Bharti, including the films Shola Aur Shabnam, Ilzaam, and Andaz. Pahlaj recalled that Divya had thrown a major tantrum when she found out she would be paired alongside Chunky Pandey in the film Aankhen.
Pahlaj Nihalani saw Divya Bharti in pictures sent for Gadar 2 by Sunny Deol’s assistant. The director initially told Divya she wouldn’t be cast in his film until she lost weight. However, by the time she did, the production of Shola Aur Shabnam was almost finished. . The film was shot without a heroine. Only five or six days were left to shoot. When Pahlaj finally saw Divya in person, he loved her so much that he gave her several roles.
When Divya Bharti had a temper tantrum because she was paired with Chunky Pandey
After that, Pahlaj decided to cast Divya as one of the leads in his upcoming movie, Aankhen. When Divya found out that she would be working with Chunky Pandey, the director claimed that she had a terrible tantrum and threatened to quit the production.
He went on to say that when Pahlaj met with Divya, she asked Pahlaj whether or not the rumour that she would be playing alongside Chunky was accurate. He went on to say that Pahlaj responded by saying that the rumour was accurate. Pahlaj claims that the reason Divya withdrew from the project was because she did not want to share the spotlight with Chunky.