Aamir and Udit Reminisce on 'Papa Kehte Hain 2.0' Release

'Srikanth' is a Hindi film based on the life of Srikanth Bolla, a visually impaired Indian industrialist and founder of Bolant Industries. The film is directed by Tushar Hiranandani.

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'Srikanth' is a Hindi film based on the life of Srikanth Bolla, a visually impaired Indian industrialist and founder of Bolant Industries. The film is directed by Tushar Hiranandani. Rajkumar Rao, Jyothika, Alaya F, and Sharad Kelkar will be seen in the lead roles in the film. Let us tell you that the film will be released on screen on 10 May 2024. A song from this film "Papa Kehte Hain 2.0" was released which has received a lot of love. Let us tell you that this song was originally filmed on Aamir Khan in Aamir Khan's film 'Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak'. Let us tell you that Udit Narayan has given voice to both these songs. This song was filmed on the character of Rajkumar Rao in the film 'Srikanth'. For information, let us tell you that the background music in this song has been given by a visually impaired band.

Classic Song Remade: Originally Aamir Khan's, Sung by Udit Narayan

On the occasion of the launch of this song, Srikanth Bolla, Aamir Khan, Udit Narayan, Rajkumar Rao, Alaya F, Sharad Kelkar, and the band that provided background music for this new song and the film's director Tushar Hiranandani were also present.
When Udit Narayan was asked how the experience of working with this beautiful band who has given the background music for “Papa Kehte Hain 2.0”. In response to this, Udit Narayan says, “I want to congratulate the entire team of Srikanth. With this song, I have gone into 36 years old memories. It has been 36 years since this song. Can't believe that this song was ruling people's hearts then and is ruling people's hearts even today. Then Qayamat was a hit and today when Aamir Khan Sahab has come to launch this song, then this film will also be a hit.”

Talking about this song, Aamir says, “I am very happy that I am here today. This wonderful team of musicians and singers has performed very well for us. This song has refreshed our memories. I remember Nasir Saheb, Mansoor, and Anand Milind. I felt very happy listening to this song, and our old memories were refreshed. Even after so much time, this song touches our hearts.”
Talking about this song, the real hero of the film, Shrikant Bolla said, “This song is very lovely, I have no words to describe it. I feel proud to see myself in this song. This journey has been very good. This journey has also been a bit lonely, I have had to go through a lot to reach where I am today. Whatever is shown in the film, I will try to keep working like this for the next 40 years so that I can reach where I want to reach.”
Talking about the film, the film's director Tushar Hiranandani said, “Whatever I write, I write with a lot of heart. When I met Shrikant and Dadiya, I got a lot of inspiration from them. There is a lot of masala in our picture also. Everyone will have a lot of fun watching the film.”

When Aamir Khan was asked that the song “Papa Kehte Hain” from his film ‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak’ has now become Srikanth’s song, what would he like to say about it? In response to this, Aamir says, “The day this song was released, this song became ours. When I saw the trailer of Srikanth, I was so amused that I immediately connected with Srikanth's character. I also want to experience his journey, so I am eagerly waiting for the release of the film. Rajkumar has done a very good job in the film, looking at him it seems that he has lived the character of Srikanth very well.”
The film's producer Nidhi, in response to a question asked by Aamir Khan, said, “This song will remain for Aamir sir and Udit sir only. We are just giving this generation the gift they gave us.”
Talking about the song, the film's hero Rajkumar Rao said, “This is the song when I used to go to Delhi to do theater after passing class 12th. At that time, I used to go from Gurgaon to Delhi by bicycle, so I used to listen to some songs on my Walkman. And one of the songs that always hit me was the song “Papa Kehte Hain.” I used to listen to that song to motivate myself. From that time till now when this song was filmed on me in the film 'Srikanth'. This is a very unique experience. We all have taken inspiration from Aamir, sir. And it is because of his greatness that he has come here today for a song launch.”

When Rajkumar Rao was asked whether another National Award was coming, to which Rajkumar jokingly said, “It would be good if it comes. Then we will throw a party for everyone.”
Talking about the film, the film's heroine Alaya F said, “I remember, when I met Tushar sir and I heard the story of this film, I told him that it does not matter to me whether my role is in this film. No matter how big or small I am, I just want to be a part of this film. I am proud of myself that I am a part of such an inspiring story. A story that shows the beautiful story of Srikant's life. I have met Swati and we have talked a lot. My character is not completely based on her but I am playing the character of Swati.”
On this occasion, the film's director Tushar Hiranandani gave good news. He said that Shrikant Bolla had become a father last month and he has named his daughter Naina.
Talking about the film, Sharad Kelkar said, “I would say that we will not talk about the film, this film will speak for itself when it is released. This song “Papa Kehte Hain”, this song has inspired all of us. Today, when I am standing here with Aamir sir, I feel that I have made my name proud, Papa.”

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When the film's producer Nidhi was asked that even before the release of the film, the trailer was getting personal responses from people. In response to this, Nidhi says, “Every person associated with the film has made this film with a lot of hard work and love. Our effort was to make Srikant's story with utmost honesty. Everyone will be inspired by his story. I am very thankful to God that people can connect with this film. This also increases the responsibility that people should like the film equally and if this happens then it will be icing on the cake. I hope people will like the film.”

Aamir Khan launches 'Papa Kehte Hain 2.0' from RajKummar Rao's 'Srikanth' –  ThePrint –
When Rajkumar Rao, who is playing the role of Srikanth Bolla in this film, was asked about this character and the challenge he faced to play it, Rajkumar said, “I keep looking for inspirational things in life. When Tushar told me about Srikanth, I also did not know about him. When I heard his story, I felt very inspired by it. I spent a lot of time with Srikanth because I had to play his role on screen. I also made their videos and then I used to watch them at home and try to understand them. One thing I understood after spending time with him is that whenever we think of a disabled person, we feel consoled for him but when I spent time with Srikant, I understood how cool he is. Are human beings. Srikanth is very confident, he is witty. He has achieved so much in life and he inspires me a lot. I knew that I would have a lot of fun playing his character. I enjoyed being a part of this story.”

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