27 Years of ‘Baazigar’: Did you know that the Shah Rukh Khan, Shilpa Shetty, and Kajol starrer was shot with two endings? - Times of India

Director pair Abbas-Mustan’s ‘Baazigar’ has finished 27 superb years today. The film has built up a faction status throughout the long term is as yet cherished by fans. Notwithstanding, did you realize that the Shah Rukh Khan, Shilpa Shetty, and Kajol starrer was shot with two endings?

Yes, you read it right! Chief Mustan had once told PTI in a legacy meet that veteran actress Rakhee, who played an upset mother to Shah Rukh Khan in the film, needed him to change the consummation as she felt the crowd ought not be let down.

He was cited saying, “Rakhee Ji said yes but wanted the ending to be changed as she felt the audience should not be let down. A lot of distributors said the hero should not die in the end and instead the police should come and arrest him. So we had shot both the endings. We felt the ending where the police come and takes SRK will not work as the emotional graph of the character would not be conveyed correctly.”

However, when the film’s first duplicate came out, Mustan uncovered that both the merchants and Rakhee consented to go with the team’s adaptation of the peak.