When Sunil Dutt Walked Off Reshma Aur Shera Film Set In Anger As Karan Johar Father Yash Johar Could Arrange Only 99 Camels Instead Of 100
Sunil Dutt Reshma and Shera: Veteran actor Sunil Dutt did not tolerate any kind of negligence in his work. He was famous for perfection in his films and took care of every detail. If he did not get things perfect as per the requirement of the scene, he would stop the shoot in a second. Once Sunil Dutt had stopped the shooting of a film just because of a camel. Yes. Your absolutely correct read. He has done this also. This is an interesting story. Let us tell you this famous story today.
Sunil Dutt made such a demand for a scene
Actually, the shooting of Sunil Dutt’s film ‘Reshma Aur Shera’ was going on. The actor needed 100 camels for a scene in the movie. Karan Johar’s father Yash Johar was working as the production controller for this film. During an interview with Film Companion, Karan Johar said, ‘Dutt Sahab asked my father for 100 camels for a scene in the film. My father was a production controller. He reached the nearby villages overnight to locate the camels.
Yash Johar had failed to meet the demand
Yash Johar was very tired while trying to locate 100 camels and he did not sleep. Karan Johar further said, ‘My father reached Dutt Sahab and told him that arrangements for 100 camels could not be made, but 99 camels have been found. Hearing this, Dutt Saheb looked at my father and said pack up. Then he left the set. Sunil Dutt was very serious about the fact that he needed 100 camels for a scene, but could get only 99 camels.
Sunil Dutt’s film was popular all over the world
Let us tell you that Sunil Dutt was not only the lead actor in ‘Reshma Aur Shera’ but he also directed the film. Many stars like Waheeda Rehman, Rakhi, Ranjeet and Amrish Puri were seen in important roles in this film. ‘Reshma Aur Shera’ was selected from India for the Best Foreign Language Film category of the Oscar. The movie was released in the year 1971 and was also nominated for the Golden Bear at the 22nd Berlin International Film Festival. ‘Reshma Aur Shera’ had won three National Awards. Waheeda Rehman was awarded the National Award for Best Actress.