‘Gadar: Ek Prem Katha’ is back in theaters once again, that too on 9th June. When ‘Gadar: Ek Prem Katha’ released, there was a lot of discussion about its opening train scene. In which the train reaches Amritsar railway station via Pakistan. So let’s know how this scene was shot with the real crowd?
According to a report, the train scene of the film ‘Gadar’ was actually shot at Amritsar railway station. Then the entire railway station was given the look of the 1940s. For this scene, a steam engine named ‘Akbar’ was brought from the Delhi Railway Museum. This steam engine was brought to Amritsar Railway Station. At the same time, keeping the old coaches in the new train, they were painted in the color of clay. The scene with the dead body in the train was also shot there.
To build a crowd for the scene, it was announced that kurta pajama-clad would be included in the film. In such a situation, a large crowd had gathered. People became very emotional after seeing this scene in the theatre. At the same time, some people present at the shooting site got emotional after seeing this scene.
On June 15, 2001, the Bollywood superhit film ‘Gadar: Ek Prem Katha’ was released. Then Anil Sharma, director of ‘Gadar: Ek Prem Katha’, recalled the famous scene of the film with ‘handpump’ thrown by Sunny Deol. He said that intellectuals have failed to understand this scene. Recalling the ‘handpump’ scene of ‘Gadar: Ek Prem Katha’, director Anil Sharma said that there was an explosion of emotions along with the handpump in this scene. Which was symbolic. But, intellectuals could not understand this view as they were only looking for logic in it. Seeing this sight, all the people sitting in the theater started clapping.
He further said that ‘people were asking me whether it is possible? I said that when Laxman wanted Sanjeev in Ramayana, Hanuman lifted the whole mountain. Tara Singh (Sunny Deol) may not be Hanuman but can pull off a hand pump. When this handpump scene was written, many people did not agree. But, intellectuals do not know that it was a kind of emotional outburst. People sitting in the theater got emotionally attached to this scene and clapped.