Filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor writes a sincere letter of thanks to the whole Kai Po Che team as the movie approaches its tenth anniversary.
Sushant Singh Rajput, Rajkummar Rao, and Amit Sadh play the three major characters in the 2013 movie The 3 Mistakes of My Life, adapted from Chetan Bhagat’s book of the same name. Amrita Puri plays the female lead.
Sharing pictures from the sets, Abhishek Kapoor wrote, “When a movie hits a decade and still finds a place in people’s hearts it gets termed a Classic. I had the good fortune to work with 3 exceptional actors @sushantsinghrajput @rajkummar_rao & @theamitsadh. These boys were just dynamite together, throw in a thespian like @manavkaul and u have a recipe for an explosion that will reverberate a lifetime.. @amupuri thank u for stepping in and giving it that perfect dash of spice that pulled the flavour in the most delectable way. I learnt a lot on this movie and I have my team, my crew to thank for that.. you are only as good as the people u work with and kaipiche was backed by the best team ever…my writer @chaudhuripubali who worked with me to adapt #3mistakesofmylife by @chetanbhagat ( thank u Chetan for trusting me with ur book) and turn it into a screenplay. #supratiksen who stepped in at the right time and helped me get a good grip on it and did the dialogues. @itsamittrivediand @swanandkirkire who brought the everlasting tunes to life #manjha #meethiboliyan #shubhaarambh which still play at every celebration . @mukeshchhabracc who brought together a cast that was fine tuned to perfection. My editor #deepabhatia who cut every frame like it was a jewel. @niharikabhasinkhan21 who was not just my costume designer but a pillar of support when I needed her. @sonal.sawant my production designer whose level of detailing made #kpc as authentic as it turned out. #hiteshsonik who did the haunting background score. He’s my soul connect in almost all my films since then . My #cinematographer and guru @anaygoswamy who is a true artist and it was an honour to have work with him.. he taught me so much. His teachings will always stay with me .. thank you team #kaipoche My #firstname.lastname@example.org, my #ep @raiajayg & my #email@example.com thank u forever #eternallygrateful Thank you, all of u, from the bottom of my heart #10yearsofkaipoche” read the full note.
Abhishek Kapoor even shared candid pictures from Berlin Film Festival and wrote, “I remember our 2013 #berlinale premier and the reaction of the audience to it.. at the end of the screening there was a minute’s silence and then a standing ovation that felt like it lasted forever. I had never even dreamed that my film would screen at such a prestigious festival. I am eternally grateful to the universe for taking me through this joy ride and to my producers @ronnie.screwvala & #sidroykapur for believing in me and supporting me wholeheartedly. Their belief in me is what made #kaipoche #10yearsofkaipoche.”
At the 59th Filmfare Awards, Kai Po Che! was nominated for six awards, including Best Story, Best Supporting Actor (Rao), Best Male Debut (Rajput), and Best Director (Kapoor). Two honours were given to the movie: Best Writing went to Kapoor, while Best Background Score went to Hitesh Sonik.
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