The creators of the upcoming Bollywood action film Fighter published a behind-the-scenes look at the lively production of the soundtrack “Heer Aasmani” this week. The tune’s music video showcases stars Hrithik Roshan, Deepika Padukone and ensemble cast members lipsyncing and dancing carefreely. However, raw footage reveals challenges in filming such glamorous visuals against the bitterly cold Kashmiri winter backdrop.
Starving Cast Engages in Playful Snowball Fight
In between takes, an impromptu snowball clobbering erupts, breaking cast and crew into laughter. Leads Deepika Padukone and Hrithik Roshan fully participate, pelting frozen projectiles midst wardrobe changes and reviewing scene notes with director Siddharth Anand. The spontaneous playtime allows personalities to mesh, forging bonds fueling an eventual firepit gathering captured immersing actors in cosy camaraderie.
Deepika Padukone Admits Losing Focus On Choreographed Steps
Discussing the snowball skirmish aftermath, Deepika Padukone laughs, “Beyond a point, no one was looking at the steps! We were just having fun.” While dance moves provide structure, she implies unscripted moments fostered connections between cast members more. Co-star Akshay Oberoi concurs Kashmir’s stunning yet freezing defiance of traditional production comforts compelled everyone to band together.
On-Set Hardships Bring Out Best In Professionals
“The romantic vibe of Kashmir and the beauty kind of fed into that,” Akshay Oberoi explains, describing relying on interpersonal bonds to withstand challenging situations. Leads Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone set that persevering tone for supporting players. Both world-famous stars exude gratitude for the opportunity to be ambassadors shining the cinematic spotlight on the region’s innate majesty.
Up-tempo Patriotic Anthem Matches High-Flying Film’s Spirit
Composer duo Vishal-Sheykhar sculpted the propulsive “Heer Aasmani” as a spiritual cousin to the preceding chest-thumping hit “Jai Jai Shivshankar” from the duo’s War. Sung boldly by B Praak, Shekhar Ravjiani and Vishal Dadlani, the lockstep march fused with love song essence motivates heroes and viewers alike to rise to greater heights. Lyrics celebrate solidarity and selfless service – appropriate messaging for an action film saluting Air Force daring.
Fighter Promises Thrilling Mix of Heart, Humor and Heroism
While still months from release, glimpses behind “Heer Aasmani” production forecasts exciting stylistic elements churning in Fighter. Director Siddharth Anand (War, Bang Bang) has demonstrated skill in crafting spectacular setpieces combined with emotional vulnerability and comedic levity. Reuniting Siddharth Anand with Hrithik Roshan joining forces with Deepika Padukone looks poised to deliver his total cinematic package for ages. If their joy in creating this footprint holds, audiences will soar emotionally right along too.
By Mahananda Bhattacharjee