Ek baar phir-Vicky Kaushal plays “DJ” in ‘showman’ Anurag Kashyap’s latest ‘Almost Pyaar with DJ Mohabbat’…by Chaitanya Padukone
After so much suspense and speculation as to who plays the terrific title-role ‘showman’ Anurag Kashyap finally reveals.! None other than versatile mega-star Vicky Kaushal as DJ Mohabbat in Anurag’s directorial ‘Almost Pyaar with DJ Mohabbat’. It is the second time, that Vicky Kaushal plays a ‘DJ’ ! Because previously in the bold yet entertaining romantic-triangle movie ‘Manmarziyaan’ (2018) also directed by music-savvy Anurag Kashyap, versatile actor Vicky Kaushal had played part-time ‘DJ Sandz’!
This ‘Almost Pyaar..’ movie also marks the fourth collaboration between Anurag Kashyap and Vicky who plays a special role and will feature in an unprecedented screen-avataar in the contemporary romantic film . The movie ‘Almost Pyaar..’ has fabulous music-songs with maverick gen-now quirky lyrics ( ‘Ghanghor Connection’; ‘Maintenance’, Netflix and Chill’. Woman Desi etc ) composed by innovative genius composer Amit Trivedi.. Incidentally, Amit Trivedi has highly impressed his fans and music-lovers with his amazing retro-feel viral trending song ‘Ghode Pey Kyun Sawaar Hai’ from the OTT period musical movie Qala (Netflix)…
Talking about Vicky Kaushal’s special pivotal role in the film, unassuming director Anurag Kashyap says ‘The character of DJ Mohabbat is so integral to the story, that I wanted someone special to play it. DJ Mohabbat is the voice of love , and is the conduit between two stories and I wanted someone who is that. Someone everyone loves because they trust and believe him. Vicky is that to me since I’ve known him. Always speaks his heart, never forgets , is grateful to his audience and people and the characters he plays. When I asked “if not SRK then who ?”. My whole cast and my daughter and her friends in unison screamed “It’s got to be Vicky Kaushal.”
Enthuses Vicky Kaushal cast as DJ Mohabbat, “Anurag Sir has been a mentor, a friend and in ways he’s been my window into the world of cinema. When he spoke to me about this role I was immediately on board and this special appearance is for a special film, made by my special friend.”
Almost Pyaar with DJ Mohabbat,’ starring stunning svelte Alaya F and handsome Karan Mehta who marks his debut. The film is touted to be Anurag Kashyap’s ode to modern love. Presented by Zee Studios under Good Bad Films Production is slated to release on 3rd February 2023 and is expected to be a smash-hit at the box-office.