The Romantics EXCLUSIVE: Smriti Mundhra REVEALS why Amitabh Bachchan dislikes the term 'Bollywood' – PINKVILLA

The Romantics, the star-studded docu-series which narrates the illustrious journey of legendary filmmaker Yash Chopra, his manufacturing home Yash Raj Movies, and the celebrated director Aditya Chopra, is now receiving a lot love from the audiences. The challenge, which is directed by Smriti Mundhra, options over 35 famend stars and technicians of the Hindi movie business from Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, and Hrithik Roshan to Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sharma, and Ayushmann Khurrana. 

In the meantime, in a current chat with Pinkvilla, director Smriti Mundhra spoke concerning the challenge intimately and revealed an attention-grabbing reality about legendary famous person Amitabh Bachchan. Here is what she has to say…

Amitabh Bachchan’s dislike for the time period ‘Bollywood’

In The Romantics, there’s a portion the place the celebs have been seen discussing the time period ‘Bollywood’. Apparently, most of them strongly dislike this time period, which is used to symbolize the modern-day Hindi movie business. Director Smriti Mundhra, who spoke about the identical in her Unique chat with Pinkvilla, dropped some attention-grabbing particulars. 

“I believe it was attention-grabbing. I did not fairly count on that type of it, however I believe it was actually attention-grabbing as a result of the Indian movie business of all its areas and naturally particularly the Hindi movie business has grown tremendously. It has such a wealthy historical past. A historical past nearly as outdated as Hollywood. As prolific if no more prolific. As a lot if no more cultural capital around the globe as Hollywood. So, it feels somewhat odd to border this business within the gentle of one other movie business,” she defined. “What I believe actually got here throughout once I requested this query to folks is that they do not need to be thought of spinoff of one other tradition,” she added.

Later, she additionally revealed how Amitabh Bachchan reacts to the time period ‘Bollywood’ and revealed that he dislikes it. “I did not realise it. However once more, speaking to folks, apparently, it’s a very identified factor within the business that he has been a very long time averse to this time period Bollywood. Ever because it grew to become widespread he has been averse to this time period. So many individuals stated that – particularly round Mr. Bachchan don’t slip up, don’t say the phrase Bollywood,” revealed Smriti Mundhra.

Watch Pinkvilla’s Unique chat with The Romantics director Smriti Mundhra under:

About The Romantics

The Romantics premiered on Netflix on February 14, 2023, on the special day of Valentine’s Day, as a tribute to Yash Chopra who’s thought to be the ‘Father of Romance’ in India The docu-series marked the comeback of Smriti Mundhra, who’s becoming a member of fingers with Netflix after the outstanding success of Indian Matchmaking and the By no means Have I Ever franchise.

ALSO READ: The Romantics EXCLUSIVE: Smriti Mundhra reveals Shah Rukh Khan nonetheless holds ache of Yash Chopra’s loss of life

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