Kaminey turns 12: Shahid Kapoor remembers the movie “when it all began”
Vishal Bharadwaj’s directorial film Kaminey was special for many reasons. Kaminey marked the first time Shahid Kapoor was seen in a dual role, playing a role that had shades of gray. It was Vishal Bharadwaj’s first project with Priyanka Chopra and Shahid.
As the film turns 12, Shahid wrote about why it would always be special for him. “Twelve years ago, this film allowed me to express myself as an actor. Not a face… not that cute boy next door… not the one who died to death ‘I’m such a nice guy, a good guy, please love me’. My first dual role. My first shot at an unrestrained kamina. A downright efficient piece. It was then that it all started. So this one will always be special, ”reads his note.
After Kaminey, Vishal collaborated with Shahid in 2014, Haider release. Chandan Roy Sanyal, who played Mikhail in the film, also celebrated Kaminey’s 12th birthday.
“Mikhail turned 12 today. Kaminey by Mr. Vishal Bhardwaj was released today in 2009, there was no Instagram at the time, ”he wrote in an article. In an interview with IANS, Chandan thanked Vishal Bharadwaj for including him in “such an iconic film”.
“Kaminey has been a very special part of my life ever since the movies arrived for me. It brings back memories of how the song got so popular. It was great to have the recognition of being in a movie. I saw Omkara two years before filming for Kaminey and became an even bigger fan of Vishal Bharadwaj. I will always be grateful to him for giving me such an emblematic film of Hindi cinema. I couldn’t have asked for a better movie, ”he said.
On the work side, Shahid is busy filming for his Raj and DK series, which will also star Vijay Sethupathi and Raashii Khanna. He will also be seen in the Hindi remake of the movie Telugu Jersey, which originally starred Nani.
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