Zeenat Aman was not the first choice for Janis in Hare Rama Hare Krishna, the actress was offered the role of Dev Anand’s sister.

Zeenat Aman was not the first choice for Hare Rama Hare Krishna's Janis, the actress was offered the role of Dev Anand's sister.

Zeenat Aman was not the first choice for Hare Rama Hare Krishna


New Delhi:

Who doesn’t remember Dev Anand’s film Hare Rama Hare Krishna? The film broke many records at the box office. Dev Anand, Zeenat Aman, Mumtaz, Prem Chopra, Junior Mehmood were seen in important roles in this film. This film made someone’s career and that person was Zeenat Aman. This film made Zeenat Aman an overnight star. His song Dum Maro Dum became a super hit. But do you know that Zeenat Dev was not Anand’s first choice for this role. Zeenat was offered this role after many actresses refused for this role.

This actress was Dev Anand’s first choice
If reports are to be believed, Dev Anand initially wanted to cast actress Zahida Hussain. Who had some success in films. When Dev Anand offered her the role, she refused as she did not want to play Dev Anand’s sister. If reports are to be believed, Zahida had a crush on Dev Anand and wanted to be his love interest in the film.

Hare Rama Hare Krishna Dum Maro Dum song

This is how Zeenat got the role
After Zahida’s refusal, Dev Anand offered the role to Mumtaz. He also refused to do this role. Eventually Dev Anand offered Zeenat the role and she agreed to do it. Zeenat got stardom with this film. She became a star. As for Zahida’s career, she bid adieu to the industry after giving a few flops, but her dream of doing a romantic film with Dev Anand definitely came true. He worked with Dev Anand in Gamble.



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