04 December, 2020

Ram Gopal Verma

On Road and Bhoot, the forthcoming films from his stable

Ram Gopal Verma
Road promises to be a very different film.
You may love it or hate it. But it is unlike anything seen in Hindi films till now. It's a completely whacko film.

Do we look forward to a lot of subtleties like in your film Company?
I'd call it a pop-corn entertainer in the sense that it goes straight to the jugular. Road is more upfront and in-your-face.

Is it inspired by Hitchhiker?
Not at all. It is a completely original film.

Many feel the item song in Road with Koena Mitra is disappointing compared to Isha Koppikar's Khallas?
But the two cannot be compared at all. In Khallas, the camera played a voyeur's role at a hot sweaty disc. But Khallas is more like a music video, a straightforward dance item.

Antara Mali too looks like Urmila?
Why on earth should I design a duplicate when the original is very much around. If I wanted Urmila, I would have signed her. Where are the resemblances?

Why a top-heavy starcast for a horror film like...


To read this piece, and more such stories in India's most exciting and exacting magazine, plus get access to our 25-year archives goldmine, please subscribe.

More from Subhash K. Jha

Latest Magazine

December 07, 2020

other articles from the issue

articles from the previous issue

Other magazine section