Neha Dhupia recently completed shooting an American TV series Bollywood Hero, a three-part comedy mini series, which also stars Saturday Night Live host Chris Kattan and she just can't get enough of him! The actress who shot for a music video with Chris says, "We danced to the music of Bachna Ae Haseeno. I have always been a big fan of the track.
The team of Bollywood Hero and Chris shortlisted that track and Dhoom Tana from Om Shanti Om as the Indian tracks to dance to after going through a long list." The dances were choreographed by Longines and are totally different from the original, "Ours has more of a pop feel." Says Neha, "Poor Chris had the hardest time lip-syncing to Hindi tarcks. He tried very hard and kept rehearsing for six days.
There lots of Indian songs and dances in BH so I helped him learn Hindi and understand the meaning of the lyrics. When I told him the lyrics mean 'Beware, all you beautiful women' he refused to believe me! I found him very fascinating. For us, its regular lyrics but it was very cute the way Chris would struggle to grasp the lyrics and pronounce them well."
The actress did best to make Chris feel comfortable as he was in Mumbai for almost three weeks, "I have seen his movies and he's so funny. I have taken him to places like the Taj and the Gateway of India film and introduced him to Indian food at Mahesh Lunch Home. He's very impressed with the beauty of India and shopped so much that he had to send his luggage by ship. Chris is fascinated by our temples and has become a Ganesh bhakt. Nowadays, he says that everything goes well because of Ganesh. He also brought lots of bracelets with emeralds and stones."
Apart from shopping, wining and dining Chris, Neha gave him gifts too. She says, "I gave him lots of old Indian DVDs, Hindi film posters, lots of Indian music CDs and hand-painted cotton T-shirts and bags from Fab India and Anokhi." She even introduced him to her boyfriend Ritwik and Chris. "They met once when Ritwik dropped in on my sets. Ritwik is very busy these days." About getting hitched she says, "There are no plans at all right now."