Mumbai: Shilpa Shetty Kundra who turns producer with action-thriller ‘Dishkiyaaoon’, recently proved that when it comes to crisis management, she is the go-to person on the film sets.
Sources claim that Shilpa flew to Delhi when she got to know that the parents of ‘Dishkiyaaoon’ actress Ayesha Khanna were reluctant to allow her to shoot for an intimate scene with her co-star Harman Baweja. After meeting the parents, Shilpa put their fears to rest and finally persuaded them to give their permission for the scene. Confirming the news, Shilpa said, “I could understand the apprehensions of the parents as this is Ayesha’s first film and so, I decided to meet her parents and have a chat with them about this.”
On her part, Ayesha Khanna said, “I am quite grateful to Shilpa ma’m for stepping in on my behalf and convincing my parents to let me shoot for the scenes.”
The newest girl to be discovered from the YRF clan is Dishkiyaaoon’s Ayesha Khanna.Having worked as a stylist on Band Baaja Baarat and Ladies v/s Ricky Bhel , Ayesha was discovered by producer Shilpa Shetty Kundra who encouraged her to audition for her home production.
Ayesha who met with the makers as the stylist of the film had everyone floored when she auditioned for 2 scenes after much coaxing – Ever since there was no looking back and she dove head on into preparing for the film with diction classes with Vidhu (who has also worked with Katrina Kaif),acting lessons with Abhishek Pandey and workshops with the film’s director Sanamjit Talwar.
Eros International and ESM’s Dishkiyaaoon directed by Sanamjit Talwar starring Harman Baweja, Sunny Deol and Ayesha Khanna is scheduled to release on March 28 2014.