Vishal discussed Rangoon with Saif ten years back

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Saif Ali Khan in Rangoon

Now this indeed is a scoop. Do you know filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj had discussed the idea of Rangoon with one of its lead actors, Saif Ali Khan ten years back? Yes, it is true. Saif was one of the first persons with whom the filmmaker had early discussions regarding the concept and script of Rangoon. Ten years later, Saif plays an important role in the film, also starring Kangana Ranaut and Shahid Kapur.

Both Saif and Vishal are known Shakespeare lovers and have similar tastes in cinema too. The discussion was an informal one between them on the sets of Omkara. After reworking the script, Vishal met Saif again and narrated the script to him. The actor endorsed the script, and the duo is back together after Omkara.

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To introduce myself, I am a journalist, blogger and have also taught Political and Sports Journalism in the Future Media School in Kolkata. I am currently working with Sports News Crunch as a Consulting Editor and as a Guest Faculty at the Techno India University. Over all, I have around 15 years of experience as a journalist having worked with esteemed publications like Hindustan Times, Business Standard, The Pioneer and others. You can contact me at diganta2211@gmail.com. Diganta Guha
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