Manoj Pahwa on son Mayank’s wedding with Supriya Pathak’s daughter Sanah: ‘Felt like someone else’s wedding, gaye aur acche se khaa pee ke aagaye’

MD Merajul IslamMay 6, 2022

Manoj Pahwa and Supriya Pathak have been associates for a really very long time, and have additionally labored collectively. And this 12 months, their relationship developed one step additional as their youngsters received married to one another. In February this 12 months, Manoj Pahwa and Seema Pahwa’s son Mayank Pahwa tied the knot with Supriya Pathak and Pankaj Kapur’s daughter Sanah Kapur. Now, Manoj and Supriya are starring in Disney+ Hotstar series Home Shanti.

In a dialog with, Manoj Pahwa spoke about how the marriage preparations have been being taken care of through the shoot of the sequence. He additionally joked that the dad and mom have been simply mere “producers” as Mayank and Sanah have been just about clear about every little thing they wished at their marriage ceremony.

“We have been taking pictures for the sequence in December, and through the identical time, we have been making ready for the marriage. Wo (Supriya) bhi alag cellphone pe lagi rehti thi. The youngsters wished to have a vacation spot marriage ceremony. So as a result of we have been taking pictures in Dehradun, we went to Mussoorie to do recce for the marriage venues,” Manoj mentioned, including about his bond with Supriya Pathak, “Earlier than we grew to become samdhi-samdhan (in-laws), we have been superb household associates. Pankaj ji, Supriya ji’s youngsters and our children studied collectively. We used to go on holidays collectively. So, there’s not a really massive distinction between us. Generally, it strikes exhausting that we’re additionally associated as samdhi-samdhan now. However we’re principally associates.”

In his profession to this point, Manoj Pahwa has performed a father a number of occasions. However now, he has stepped into the position of a father-in-law in actual life. However in his phrases, “Aisa kuch really feel nai hota.”

Shaadi hue, shaadi ke 3-4 baad Sanah ki taking pictures shuru hogayi, even son received busy along with his work. Generally I joke with Seema, ki aisa laga ki hum kisiki shaadi ke perform me gaye aur acche se khaa pee ke aagaye (I joke with Seema that it appears like we went to another person’s marriage ceremony as company). Each time Sanah comes house, we don’t really feel like bahu aayi hai. She used to go to us earlier than the marriage too. So, nothing has modified. Life me fark nai aaya (Life has not modified),” he mentioned.

Since most of his relations are part of the movie business, we have been eager to understand how filmy they’re in actual life. In response, Manoj Pahwa mentioned, “Under no circumstances.”

He continued, “Our entire household, together with our children, has labored within the movie business, been part of the theatre however we aren’t filmy in any respect. We’re quite simple individuals. We don’t go to filmy events. You received’t even spot us at premieres till we’re extraordinarily pleased with what we now have accomplished. As an example, I personally loved engaged on House Shanti because the character has a number of components that I’ve. I may determine with him.” Speaking about House Shanti, Manoj defined how it’s a “light-hearted” sequence. “Again then, I used to be getting affords to be part of sequence that have been coping with darkish topics like gangsters, underworld, crime and so forth. As we speak, OTT could be very dominated with such content material, which can be stuffed with abusive language. That is very light-hearted sequence that you’ll relate to,” he mentioned.

When requested if he thinks there’s dearth in family-oriented content material, Manoj agreed and spoke about how nowadays artwork has turn into solely about realism.

“There’s a dearth. Take a look at how Gullak and Panchayat carried out. Folks cherished it as a result of they might see themselves within the characters. So, I’m very certain that even House Shanti can be cherished by the viewers. Lately, content material is stuffed with abuses, aggression. These days, each movie or web-series has an inventory of necessities. It ought to characteristic a homosexual or a lesbian relationship or some sexual scenes. Sure, occasions have modified. Sure, we’re way more liberal now. However artwork additionally means to deal with a topic or a relationship subjectively. As we speak, we’re deep into realism, which will get tough for Indian household to observe collectively,” he concluded.

House Shanti will stream on Disney+ Hotstar from Could 6 onwards.


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