Aashiqui 2 is not inspired by Abhimaan: Mahesh Bhatt

By HT

Aashiqui 2 has neither been inspired nor does it much resemble Abhimaan, the 1973 classic starring Amitabh Bachchan, says the film's producer Mahesh Bhatt. "What was unique about Abhimaan was a talented successful male artist discovering a simple but talented village girl and then falling
in love with her, the resemblance to Aashiqui 2 ends there," Bhatt said at the media meet of Aashiqui 2. He was accompanied by the lead pair Aditya Roy Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor.

Aashiqui 2 being a love story of the 21st century deals with pain and loneliness as well as other issues that audiences in the 1990s or before wouldn't have connected with, he said.

Aashiqui 2 has neither been inspired nor does it much resemble Abhimaan, says Mahesh Bhatt.

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