Bollywood actor Preity Zinta is known for her dimpled beauty and phenomenal acting skills. the co-owner of the Indian Premier League cricket team Kings XI Punjab has been missing from the movie scene for quite some time now. She has won a lot of accolades for her performance in a good number of movies and is married to Gene Goodenough. On Monday morning, the 45-year-old actor turned nostalgic while reminiscing about her 2001 release, “Chori Chori Chupke Chupke”. In the Abbas-Mustan directorial, Preity starred alongside Salman Khan and Rani Mukerji. Also Read - Nirbhaya Case: Bollywood Celebrities Share Their Reaction on Justice Served, Check Tweets
Taking to Instagram, the actress shared a video clip of the film’s title song “Chori Chori Chupke Chupke” where she features alongside Salman Khan and wrote: ‘Chori Chori Chupke Chupke’ was so much fun! I loved working with #AbbasMustan, @beingsalmankhan, #RaniMukerji, #AmrishPuri & the entire cast n crew. My craziest role!!!!! All the research I did, how nervous I was. It was such a fun experience. Thank you #Abbasmustan, Salman, Rani & everyone that worked there for an emotionally charged & madly fun ride. #anniversary #ting #chorichorichupkechupke.” Also Read - Preity Zinta Shares Hilarious Throwback Picture With Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan From Sets of Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
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The film hit the theatres on March 9, 2001, and turns 19 today. “Chori Chori Chupke Chupke” was one of the biggest hits of its times and did huge business at the box office. However, the film also landed into controversy for dealing with the subject of surrogacy, which was mostly not touched by Bollywood filmmakers before this.
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Commenting on Preity’s post, a fan wrote: “My favourite and watching this crying all the time.” Another fan wrote: “This is love! It is my childhood movie.”
In the film, Preity essayed the role of Madhu, a sex worker who gave birth to Raj Malhotra (Salman Khan’s) child via surrogacy. The actress faced criticism and controversy from a section of the audience for playing the character. Reminding her of that, a user wrote: “It also led to a controversy which you fought well.”
Apart from “Chori Chori Chupke Chupke” the trio of Salman Khan, Preity Zinta and Rani Mukerji has appeared in another movie, “Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega” which released the previous year (2000).