Why was Anjana Sukhani's role increased in Jashnn? According to the buzz, Anjana was initially the 'looker' while Shahana Goswami was designated the 'performer' in Jashnn, quite like John Abraham and Abhishek Bachchan in Dostana.
Then somewhere along the way the tables turned. The looker's role was suddenly expanded. Could Anjana's warm friendship with Adhyayan Suman have a hand in this? The girl shrugs off the insinuation. "Why only Adhyayan? Shahana and I are also buddies. All three of us have bonded beyond petty rivalry."
Anjana admits her role has been increased drastically. "To begin with I was only supposed to play Adhyayan's love interest while Shahana playing his sister had all the meaty scenes. Then Mahesh Bhatt Saab saw a portion of what I had done and decided to increase my role. He called me aside and said, 'Anjana we thought we'd use you only for the romance. But there's so much more that you seem to be conveying.' He told me they had changed their mind about my role."
Anjana's role was re-written by Mahesh Bhatt. "Now my character is much more contoured and substantial. Earlier I was just this girl cheering and encouraging Adhyayan. Now I'm his character's backbone and support system."
Wonder where that leaves Shahana 'the performer.'
Anjana says her co-star is very happy for her. "All three of us are supporting one another's dreams. We'd rather rock together than rock the boat. Strangely both Shahana and I are being linked with Adhyayan. I'm also supposed to be responsible for Adhyanan's breakup with Kangana Ranaut. Have a heart! I'm here to act, not break relationships."
Anjana is also appalled by hushed whispers about her other co-star Rehaan Khan in Kabir Sadanand's Tum Milo Toh Sahi. "At this rate no man would want to come close to me thinking I'm already in another relationship."