Amitabh Bachchan missed Farah Khan's song in Om Shanti Om; Here's why

Farah Khan disclosed Amitabh Bachchan's absence from 'Deewangi Deewangi' in Om Shanti Om due to Abhishek-Aishwarya's wedding, sharing behind-the-scenes anecdotes

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Missed Opportunity for Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan couldn't participate in the 'Deewangi Deewangi' song from her 2007 film Om Shanti Om because of Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai's wedding

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Farah Khan's Directorial Debut

Following the success of 'Main Hoon Na', Farha collaborated again with Shah Rukh Khan for Om Shanti Om, a reincarnation-themed movie

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Rapid Story Development

Farah wrote the story for Om Shanti Om in just two weeks, leveraging her extensive experience on film sets to create a compelling narrative quickly

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Star-Studded 'Deewangi Deewangi'

The song featured 30 Bollywood celebrities such as Dharmendra, Rekha, Salman Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Preity Zinta, and Rani Mukerji

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Uninvited Industry

Farah humorously noted that since the industry wasn't invited to Abhishek and Aishwarya's wedding, many celebrities were available to shoot for her song

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Rekha's Dedication

Rekha was the only star who attended rehearsals for the song. She even did her own makeup and wore her own saree, showcasing her dedication and professionalism

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Govinda's Tardiness

Farah shared that Govinda arrived 24 hours late to the shoot, highlighting some of the challenges faced during production

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Potential for Greater Success

Om Shanti Om earned around 85-87 crore which was impacted by its clash with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Saawariya, which featured debutants Ranbir Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor

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