Manoj Muntashir refutes the notion of being the pioneer of dialogues such as “Tel tere baap ka, aag bhi tere baap ki aur jalegi bhi tere baap ki’.” With conviction, he defends the dialogues of Om Raut’s Adipurush.
Upon its release, Adipurush, directed by Om Raut and featuring Prabhas, Kriti Sanon, Saif Ali Khan, Sunny Singh, and Devdatta Nage, received criticism on social media. The film’s clunky VFX and colloquial, oversimplified dialogues, particularly those of Hanuman, raised concerns about potentially offending the audience. However, Manoj Muntashir, the acclaimed dialogue writer and three-time National Film Award winner, comes forward to defend the dialogue. He assures that a meticulous thought process was involved in crafting the dialogues for the beloved Bajrangbali.
During an interview with Republic World, when questioned about the simplification of Hanuman’s dialogues in Adipurush, Muntashir confidently stated that it was not an error. He emphasized the meticulous thought process involved in crafting dialogues for Bajrangbali, explaining the need for simplicity due to the presence of multiple characters in the film.
Delve into the fascinating revelation about Hanuman’s iconic dialogue during the intense “Lanka Dahan” sequence. Picture this: “Tel tere baap ka. Aag bhi tere baap ki. Toh jalegi bhi tere baap ki.” Muntashir takes us on a captivating journey through time and tradition. He uncovers the depths of our cultural connection to the Ramayana, where storytelling and reading have woven its narrative into our very being since childhood. And here’s the kicker—the dialogue we’re discussing? It’s not just a creation for Adipurush. It has echoed through the ages, uttered by revered saints and skilled storytellers across our remarkable nation.