The super talented and entertaining Govinda has been trying to make a comeback with a film worthy of his talent for a while now. He was supposed to do a role in Ranbir Kapoor’s Jagga Jasoos but unfortunately it got chopped at the editing table. Then came news that he had signed Rangeela Raja, a Pahlaj Nihlanai venture, in which he plays a double role. Now, here is where it gets tricky. Apparently, one of the characters is based on the fugitive tycoon Vijay Mallya and the other, is… hold your breath… based on Baba Ramdev, the controversial yoga guru who runs an empire of Ayurvedic products.
In fact, Pahlaj Nihalani has shot a song where apparently Baba Ramdev’s well-publicized interaction with Shilpa Shetty has been replicated.
Baba Ramdev with Shilpa Shetty
Pahlaj Nihlani, usually so outspoken, is reluctant to call a spade a spade. Or a Baba a Baba. “Bhai, abhi Sanju Baba ka zamana hai. Doosre Baba ka zikr kyon Karen? (It is the time for Sanju Baba why speak of another Baba?) But if you look at the pictures of the song you will know whom Govinda and newcomer Anupama Agnihotri are playing in that song. The rest I leave to your imagination,” says Nihalani.
What does your imagination say about these pics?
We are not sure if Baba Ramdev will be pleased with this!