By Hindustan Times
She’s made top Bollywood actors dance to her tunes. But in her first film as an actor, Shirin Farhad Ki Nikal Padi, Farah Khan will not choreograph her dance track.
She says it would be too much stress, so once-upon-a-time assistant Longinus Fernandes, will be the dance director. “I’ve told him to keep the steps simple. A 37-year-old mother of three with knee problems, can’t handle anything complicated,” she says.
Shirin, a 40-plus Parsi spinster ditched by her blind date, goes to a club, gets drunk and starts dancing, making a fool of herself. Producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who’s not been on the sets of sister Bela Saigal’s directorial debut even once, has promised to be there when they’re filming the song. “God help me, I’ll have to really get drunk,” laughs Farah.
She didn’t have to go on a die