Mumbai: Think you know everything about “Yamla Pagla Deewana”? Guess again! We discovered some new things that were kept hidden until now. To start with, Dharmendra initially rejected the script, but Bobby and Sunny loved it and convinced their father to join, after Damir Karnik agreed to make some adjustments.
And to think the family trio were not even paid! What? You didn’t know that? Well, they didn’t charge anything for the film, but will expect payments according to the profits.
An elaborated set was mantled in Patiala, but Dharmendra fell ill, and the set had to dismantled and reconstructed in another site. Another such problem arose when Sunny had a back problem, and another set had to be moved.
Have you noticed that Dharmendra made his famous dancing step in the title of the song once? Also, in a comedy scene with Johny Lever and Dharmendra, the last part was an improvisation made by the two.
Now let’s take a look at the title. Many controversies revolved around it. Before this title, producers were thinking of “Made in Punjab”, “Punjabi By Nature”, “Main jat yampla pagla deewana”, and “Main jat”.