Rahul Bose and Mallika Sherawat attempt to save India in this comedy of epic proportions.
Rahul Bose and Mallika Sherawat sizzled onscreen when they were paired together for the first time in the surprise hit Pyaar Ke Side Effects. They are back again to recreate that same crackling chemistry in Maan Gaye Mughal-E-Azam.
While they were pretty much on their own the last time, this film boasts a superb supporting cast which includes the highly-talented Kay Kay Menon and Paresh Rawal. The comedy was directed by Sanjay Chel, whose past works include the entertaining Sanjay Dutt-Urmila Matondkar starrer Khoobsurat.
Maan Gaye Mughal-E-Azam is about a bunch of self-indulgent, dreamy theatre actors who are always left with no choice but to perform the same age-old period epic Maan Gaye Mughal-E-Azam.
The lives of the actors take a turn when they realise that an underworld don is planning to bomb the country. They decide to perform multiple roles in disguise in order to save India. This puts them on a funny and thrilling roller-coaster ride that ends with a hilarious slapstick scene which may remind you of the cult classic Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron.
Sherawat plays Shabnam, a sexy, smart, naughty actress who considers herself very glamorous and believes she is Bollywood-worthy. In the play, she is the funny Anarkali, and it is her seductive nature that helps save India in the film.
Bose plays the dashing secret agent Arjun, who is secretly in love with Shabnam. He has to attend to serious business, but also has time for romance.
Rawal plays Uday Shankar Mazumdar, a possessive husband who thinks he is a living legend. Though he is a born loser, he does risk his life to perform a challenging role in the end!
Menon plays the stylish, romantic ghazal singer Haldi Hassan who is hungry for love. But unfortunately, none of his fans understand his polished Urdu. Also, he is often very cryptic.
Sherawat's male fans
Bose is considered a no-nonsense actor who is professional to the core. Sherawat is known for her star tantrums. But Bose has a very different opinion of her.
"I had a great time working with Mallika in Pyaar Ke Side Effects. She is committed. She is a professional, a hard-worker. What more can you expect from a co-star? I was more than happy to do Maan Gaye Mughal-E-Azam with her," says Bose, who shared some steamy kisses with Sherawat in their previous film and has repeated the same in Maan Gaye Mughal-E-Azam.
Rawal has, in fact, said that the root cause of global warming is Sherawat's hot screen presence. "It is not only her revealing costumes that make her look hot, but the way Mallika carries herself," says Rawal.
In addition, Chel considers Sherawat to be India's sexiest heroine. With this sexy actress, a set of talented male actors, the director promises that the film will indeed be a laugh-fest.