Soha Ali Khan’s Unique Feedback Technique Fuels Kunal Kemmu’s ‘Madgaon Express’ Success

Kunal Kemmu recently made his directorial debut with the film ‘Madgaon Express,’ which hit theatres on March 22 to critical acclaim and audience applause. Starring Avinash Tiwari, Pratik Gandhi, Divyendu, and Nora Fatehi, the film has garnered positive reviews for its storytelling and performances. And as you would expect from Kunal, the film carries a lot of laughter.

Soha Ali Khan’s Honest Reaction

In a candid interview with News18 Showsha, Kunal Kemmu shared insights into his wife Soha Ali Khan’s reaction to ‘Madgaon Express.’ Despite being supportive, Soha is known for her honesty, which extends to her reviews of Kunal’s work. When Soha viewed early footage of the film, she provided constructive feedback, blending encouragement with critical insights.

Kunl said; ”She knew that I was carrying a big burden and I was both excited and nervous about it. But I believe in myself too and so, I know that what she feels isn’t completely wrong. Madgaon Express was in the right space. I was proud and happy with what I had made”.

Navigating Soha’s Critiques

Kunal acknowledged Soha’s ability to be straightforward in her critiques, yet also tactful in her delivery. He admitted that sometimes she might soften her words to offer encouragement but ensures her feedback remains genuine. Kunal emphasized that Soha’s feedback during the making of ‘Madgaon Express’ was instrumental in boosting his confidence and reaffirming his artistic vision.

Soha Ali Khan’s ‘Slapping’ Technique

He further shared; ”She chooses the right words and she voices her thoughts in the right way. Woh bhigaake thappad nahi maarti. She makes me sit down, calms me down and then lovingly tells me if and when I go wrong. That’s her way of slapping me (laughs)”

Reflecting on Soha’s approach to providing feedback, Kunal humorously described it as her unique ‘way of slapping.’ Rather than delivering harsh criticism, Soha adopts a nurturing method. She creates a comfortable environment, discusses areas for improvement calmly, and gently guides Kunal through constructive feedback, ensuring a positive learning experience.

Collaborative Journey of Kunal and Soha

Kunal Kemmu and Soha Ali Khan share a collaborative history beyond their personal life. They have previously worked together in films like ‘Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge’ and ’99,’ showcasing their compatibility both on and off-screen.

In conclusion, Kunal Kemmu’s experience with the movie ‘Madgaon Express’ not only highlights his growth as a filmmaker but also underscores the importance of constructive criticism and support from loved ones like Soha Ali Khan in the creative process.