Kangana Defends Casting 47-YO Nawazuddin Siddiqui Beside 20-YO Avneet In ‘Tiku Weds Sheru’

The age gap between male and female co-actors in Bollywood movies has been a burning topic these days. And after ‘Atrangi Re‘ director addressed this issue, its actor and producer Kangana Ranaut who has now spoken her mind on the matter.


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Referring to the significant age difference between Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Avneet Kaur, the lead stars of her debut production movie ‘Tiku Weds Sheru’, Kangana said that she was warned against pairing the actors.

Nawazuddin, who is 47, and Avneet, 20, have a 27-year age difference. The actors are paired together for Kangana’s debut production venture under her banner Manikarnika Films.

“Mujhe sab ne bohot warn kiya tha iske against, chahe jo bhi age gap hai ya jo bhi hai, yeh meri story ko suit karta hai (Everyone warned me against casting them together but whatever the age gap is, it suits my story),” Hindustan Times quoted her saying.

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Sampling her pairing with R Madhavan in their movie ‘Tanu Weds Manu’ and its sequel, the actor said that the contrast in both the characters ensured the chemistry.

“So it was my belief that Avneet is the right person for this film. With Nawaz sir, uski jodi bohot badi hit rahegi, this is my feeling. But let’s see, baaki toh aap logon ke haath mein hai (Her pairing with Nawaz sir will be a big hit, this is my feeling. But let’s see, the rest is in your hands),” she added.

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