Hrithik Roshan and Ashutosh Gowarikar, nearly had a tiff for a scene on their upcoming film Mohenjo Daro. Recently, a few pictures of Hrithik Roshan were released, fighting with a 20 ft long plastic crocodile.
It's obvious, that Hrithik Roshan cannot fight a real-life 20 ft
crocodile, and hence the filmmakers created a remote-controlled
plastic crocodile. Hrithik, had to fight the croc, and the rest of
the sequences had to be taken care by the visual graphics team to
make it look larger than life.
As soon as the pictures of the crocodile came out in the media,
people ridiculed the scene by calling it plastic, fake and unreal.
Social media, started trolling Hrithik Roshan and the fake
crocodile shown in the pictures.
Hrithik Roshan, is irked by the online trolls, and informed
director Ashutosh Gowarikar about the brickbats. It was reported,
that Hrithik asked Ashutosh to re-shoot the crocodile scene and
make it look more real and large, and Ashutosh rejected the
A source close to the movie was quoted as saying,
"Ashutosh refused. Shooting a period film is very difficult and
he wants to go by his own conviction. Ashu is convinced that they
had filmed good footage and was not willing to change things
because of comments on social media. This created some stress
between the actor and the director. When Hrithik is not happy with
his work, he is difficult to handle. It keeps niggling him and he
gets restless. For now they have decided to stay away from the
subject, lest it hamper the progress of the film."
Mohenjo Daro, is a movie based on pre-historic life,
and Hrithik Roshan would be seen fighting a 20 ft long crocodile.
The movie is slated to be released in August, 2016.
20 Ft Long Crocodile
Mohenjo Daro, would see Hrithik Roshan fighting a 20 ft long
crocodile in the movie. The croc, is made of plastic and is remote
As soon as the pictures of Mohenjo Daro shoot came out in the
media, people started trolling the crocodile by calling it plastic,
fake and unreal.
Angry Hrithik Roshan
After seeing all the trolls and brickbats online, Hrithik Roshan
informed director Ashutosh Gowarikar to re-shoot the scene and make
the crocodile look more realistic.
Since Mohenjo Daro is a very complex movie that has a storyline
of a pre-historic era, Ashutosh Gowarikar rejected Hrithik Roshan's
claims to re-shoot the crocodile fight scenes.
Hrithik Roshan, is a perfectionist and wants his movies to look
as real as possible. So when people started trolling the crocodile
pictures on social media, Hrithik took it up the issue with
Hrithik Roshan and Ashutosh Gowarikar are working really hard
for the shooting of their upcoming pre-historic film titled,
Survival Of The Fittest
Hrithik Roshan starrer Mohenjo Daro, would showcase life back in
the pre-historic ere. During that period, humans lived by survival
of the fittest.
Ashutosh Gowarikar directorial Mohenjo Daro, starring Hrithik
Roshan, is set to hit the theatres on 12, August 2016.