The first song from Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani, directed by Karan Johar, has been released. Karan paid tribute to his favourite late director, Yash Chopra, with the song Tum Kya Mile.
The song was filmed in Kashmir’s beautiful mountains, and Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh are seen romancing one other in the song. She is wearing a lovely chiffon saree, and he is sporting a cool look. Arijit Singh and Shreya Ghoshal sing the song composed by Pritam.
The song’s inspiration was disclosed by Karan earlier on Wednesday morning. He stated, “I remember at the very onset my instinct was that I wanted to film a love song that would unabashedly pay homage to my guru Yash Chopra…. The thinking evolved mind would say, ‘You can’t match it or even dare to emulate it,’, but the fanboy and the ardent lover of snow, chiffons, the stunning locations of Kashmir and sheer romance got the better of me….”
“Pritam Dada and I yearned for a song for the ages from the ages, and it had to be unapologetic, or it wouldn’t be true … My deepest gratitude to Vaibhavi Merchant, who got the Memo better than I did and completely took charge, and being a Yash Chopra lover herself … she gave her heart to our song…This is also the first shoot Alia did after the birth of her angel, and I remain in apology for freezing her in Manish Malhotra chiffons … in sympathy, I fell drastically ill through the shoot (a karmic punishment perhaps). Ranveer was nervous as this was his first lip-sync mountain love song, but he was a real trooper….
“So we are back to the valleys for an ishq wala lip sync chiffon saree song…I hope you feel the love as much as we felt the cold…This one’s for you, Yash uncle …Your fan forever, Karan.”
After more than six years, Karan Johar is back in the director’s chair with Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani . On July 28, the movie will be released in theatres. Shabana Azmi, Jaya Bachchan, and Dharmendra are also featured in the film.