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'Humari Adhuri Kahani' Will Be One Of My Landmark Films, Says Emraan Hashmi

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NEW DELHI, INDIA AUGUST 16: Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi posing for a profile shoot during an exclusive interview with HTCity-Hindustan Times during the promotion of upcoming movie Raja Natwarlal on August 16, 2014 in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Raajesh Kashyap/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

NEW DELHI — Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi is keenly looking forward to his foray into intense love story zone with 'Humari Adhuri Kahani', a film that he initially rejected.

Paired opposite his 'The Dirty Picture' co-star Vidya Balan, Hashmi now wants to be a part of more such emotionally charged stories.

Tipped as a mature love story, the film is directed by Mohit Suri and produced by Mahesh Bhatt, who also co-wrote the screenplay.

"Bhatt sahab forced and dragged me into this film when I said no the first time. He knew what was good for me. I didn't probably give the narration a good listen the first time around or he gave me a bad narration, we don't know. But I realised this is one of the landmark films in my life," Hashmi told PTI.

Talking about Balan, whom he worked with in 'Ghanchakkar' and Milan Luthria's hit 2011 film, the actor said, "It's always great working with her. We had a brilliant chemistry in 'The Dirty Picture' but this film has more romance than our previous outings."

The 36-year-old actor said he enjoyed doing the movie so much it has made him greedy for more such roles.

"It has shaped up really well as everyone worked hard on the movie. It's a space I have never been in before. I was like ,'Why didn't I get something like this before'. I have become more greedy for roles like that and I am scared that I might not get something like that in the future," he said.

Also starring Rajkummar Rao in a pivotal role, 'Humari Adhuri Kahani' is slated to release on June 12.

Here is the first look of the film, as posted by Mahesh Bhatt on his Twitter account.

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