Humshakals producer says he won’t work with Bipasha Basu again

Published: June 20, 2014

Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu poses on the green carpet at the Tampa Convention Center ahead of IIFA Rocks on the second day of the 15th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards in Tampa, Florida, April 24, 2014. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images

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Mumbai  — Producer Vashu Bhagnani is so upset with actress Bipasha Basu – one of the female leads in his freshly released Humshakals – that he’s decided not to work with her again.

Directed by Sajid Khan, Humshakals, which also features Riteish Deshmukh, Saif Ali Khan, Ram Kapoor, Esha Gupta and Tammannaah Bhatia, hit the theatres Friday.

“I will not work with Bipasha in future. I should not give such statement, but I would try not to work with her,” Bhagnani said in Mumbai on Thursday at the screening of the film.

Basu, who’s been missing from all the promotional events of the film, previously stated she was dissatisfied with the end result of her role in the film.

Bhagnani says that he never misled her about her role.

“I myself asked Sajid to cast Bipasha. She is a lovely lady. But I don’t know what is her problem. After watching the film, she can’t say that her role is smaller. At the time of signing the film, I only gave her the remuneration. It’s not like that we told her something else and have done otherwise,” he said.

IANS 2014-06-20 14:16:15

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