Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore made a stunning revelation about herself whereas making her debut on Karan Johar’s common speak present Koffee With Karan on Thursday.
The Kashmir Ki Kali actress was joined by her son, actor Saif Ali Khan. During the episode, she revealed her battle with cancer.
She made the revelation when Karan Johar shared that Sharmila Tagore was the primary selection for the position of Alia Bhatt’s grandmother in his directorial, Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani, which launched in July 2023. The veteran actress shared that she was identified with cancer and there was additionally a well being scare as a result of pandemic, which is why she needed to flip down the position.
“This was on the top of COVID. They hadn’t actually grappled with COVID at the moment. They didn’t know the vaccine… We weren’t vaccinated. You know, after my cancer. So, they didn’t need me to take that threat,” she said.
However, she didn’t reveal any extra particulars about her cancer diagnosis and therapy.
The position in Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani was finally performed by acclaimed actress Shabana Azmi. KJo said that whereas he was delighted to have her within the movie, the truth that he couldn’t get Tagore on board will stay a lifelong remorse for him.
Karan Johan, Sharmila Tagore would possibly crew up
Post the dialog, Sharmila additionally casually dropped a touch to KJo that they could truly work collectively on a challenge within the close to future, now that she was doing nicely.
Meanwhile, Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani went on to turn into one of many greatest blockbusters of 2023, and Shabana Azmi’s kissing scene with Dharmendra grew to become the speak of the city submit the movie’s launch.