Ghai, best known for his films like Karz, Hero, Meri Jung and Karma, was emphatic at a news conference in New Delhi on Tuesday that there were no similarities between the two films.
"There are only three similarities between my films Taal and Yuvvraaj. Both the films have Anil Kapoor, both are musical journeys and have A.R. Rahman. Leaving these three things it is a completely different film. Yuvvraaj is a different story and Taal was a different story. Taal was a love story of a girl; it was her journey from being a village girl into a glamorous world. While Yuvvraaj is the love story of a struggling musician played by Salman Khan. In this film Salman and Katrina Kaif are in love. They enter into a problem and then Salman's character signs an agreement that he will be a billionaire in 40 days," said Ghai.
Yuvvraaj stars Zayed Khan, Anil Kapoor, Boman Irani and Mithun Chakraborty. The film is a musical story of a fragmented family of three brothers fighting and playing games with each other to inherit their father's wealth. Salman who essays the role of Deven Yuvvraaj in the film said that he was playing the negative character.
"My character in this film is negative. I am frustrated, jealous, and angry with the whole world but later I realize that why is this so. But when I think about the reason I ask myself that what an 11-12 year boy would do when he is kicked out?" said Salman.
The other two brothers Gyanesh is played by Anil Kapoor and Danny is played by Zayed Khan. Bollywood actor, Katrina Kaif, who has set the box-office on fire with her recent films like Partner, Welcome, Race and the most recent Singh Is Kinng said that she was lucky to work with a director Ghai.
"See for me one reason for doing this film was that it was a Ghai film. I have been a fan of his movies and I wanted to have it in my bio-data, which said that I have done a Ghai film. I think I''m very happy as an actor to have got a chance to be presented in this way in the film. We just have to wait and hope for the best now," said Katrina.
A.R. Rahman has scored the music of the movie, while Gulzar has penned the lyrics. The film is slated for November 21 release.
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