By Hindustan Times
Recently, actor Deepika Padukone was seen dishing out dance lessons on the sets of her forthcoming film, Aarakshan. The actor, who will be seen with Saif Ali Khan and Amitabh Bachchan in the Prakash Jha film, is apparently trained in kathak. And when Amitosh Nagpal, another actor from the film, was trying to ape Birju Maharaj’s style of dancing, Deepika couldn’t help but intervene.
“Choreographer Jayesh Pradhan and Prakashji (director Prakash Jha) were discussing how to work on the song Mauka Mauka… and I heard them saying they wanted to do something funny, so I suggested I do a little classical jig,” says Nagpal, who was last seen playing Sonakshi Sinha’s brother in the Salman Khan-starrer Dabangg (2010). He says, “I was trying to copy Birju Maharaj’s expressions and practicing on the sets. Deepika saw