Why Was Maura Hussain Cast in The Indian film ‘Sanam Teri Kasam’?


Why Was Maura Hussain Cast in The Indian film ‘Sanam Teri Kasam’?: The directors of Bollywood’s romantic tragedy film ‘Sanam Teri Kasam’, released 5 years ago on February 5, 2016, have for the first time revealed why they cast a Muslim girl for the role of a Hindu Telugu girl.

Pakistani actress Maura Hussain started her film career by playing the role of a Hindu Telugu girl in ‘Sanam Teri Kasam’.

“Sanam Teri Kasam” was not only Maura Hussain’s first Bollywood film but it was also her first film and after this film, she also acted in Pakistani films.

Although ‘Sanam Teri Kasam’ did not get much popularity, the film still managed to get the attention of the audience.

And now, five years after the release of the film, its directors have explained why they chose a Muslim girl for the role of a Hindu Telugu girl.

Indian website India TV News quoted news agency IANS as saying that the directors of ‘Sanam Teri Kasam’ explained for the first time after 5 years of the film why they cast a Pakistani actress in the film. What was

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According to the report, 5 years after the completion of the film, Radhika Rao and Vinay Sapro said that because of the story and characters of the film, they wanted to cast a new actress and they did not plan ahead completely. Maura Hussain will be cast.


According to both the filmmakers, while looking for a new actress, they came up with the idea of Pakistani Muslim actress Maura Hussain and cast her for the role of Teglo Hindu Brahmin girl.

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Both the films said that Maura Hussain was familiar with the traditions of the Telugu Hindu Brahmin community and had no idea of such a role, but he did it very well.

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According to the film’s director, Venu Sapro, the main actress Maura Hussain’s role is somewhat similar to the real-life of her co-director Radhika Rao, as she belongs to a Telugu Brahmin family while the main hero character In no way does it correspond to their real life.

Although both the filmmakers said that they cast Maura Hussain only because they wanted to cast new faces in the film, they did not explain why they chose Maura in the end and How did he approach the actress to cast her?

Maura Hussain’s performance in “Sanam Teri Kasam” was praised. The story of this film is based on Eric Siegel’s novel “Low Story” published in 1970.


At least two Bollywood films have been made on the same novel before, including Kamal Haasan and Reena Rai in 1982 and Saif Ali Khan and Pooja Bhatt in 2000 under the same name.

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