By Hindustan Times
Shakespeare asked, ‘what’s in a name?’ Yash Raj Films could well have pointed out that a film’s title has to express the essence of the movie, and draw the audience in, making it top priority. That’s probably why the banner changed the name of their upcoming release — featuring Boney Kapoor’s son, Arjun Kapoor, and Priyanka Chopra’s cousin, Parineeti Chopra — to Ishaqzaade.
Apparently, the tongue twister was not the original choice for the movie title, as the makers had almost settled on Tewar, which means attitude in Hindi.
But while filming, the production team, director Habib Faisal and producer Aditya Chopra felt the name didn’t gel with the subject of the film. They were of the opinion that Tewar didn’t resonate with their film