If there is one character in Hindi cinema who has become immortal, it is the one who was played by ‘Bollywood’s Marilyn Monroe’, Madhubala as Anarkali in the iconic film ‘Mughal-e-Azam’. And on Sunday, actress Sara Ali Khan made everyone nostalgic by dancing to Madhubala’s song “Pyar Kiya toh darna kya” from “Mughal-e-Azam” during the opening ceremony of the 53rd International Film Festival. Indian in Goa.
Dressed in an ethnic costume, Sara looked graceful in her Anarkali avatar at the event. Basically, she danced to periodic drama songs. She also danced to ‘In aankhon ki masti mein’ from ‘Umrao Jaan’, ‘Salaame-E-ishq meri jaan’ from ‘Muqaddad ka sikandar’, ‘Maar dala’ from ‘Devdas’ and ‘Deewani Mastaani’ from ‘Bajirao Mastani’.
Ahead of her standout performance, Sara spoke to ANI and said, “I’m so excited to perform at IFFI. I dance to songs that I grew up listening to. I’m literally inspired by these songs and I feel that no one will ever be able to do these songs justice.” The Grand Opening Ceremony of IFFI 2022 also saw Varun Dhawan, Mrunal Thakur and Kartik Aaryan perform on stage. (ANI)
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