Kareena Kapoor is playing the role of former Bollywood actress Mandakini in the film Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Part 2 which is being directed by Milan Luthria. The story is based on the dreaded underworld don Dawood and his friend-turned-foe Chhota Rajan and Mandakini was believed to be close to Dawood.
Director Milan Luthria wanted Kareena Kapoor to do the famous waterfall scene done by Mandakini in Raj Kapoor’s film Ram Teri Ganga Maili, where she will get wet wearing only a white saree and nothing else. This was supposed to be the introductory scene of Kareena in the film.
Kareena is said to have politely and firmly refused to do the scene and asked director Milan Luthria to conceive some other introductory scene.
Ram Teri Ganga Maili was Mandakini’s debut film and her waterfall scene was quite sensuous and became quite popular. Since Kareena was playing Mandakini, the director wanted to re-enact the same scene for its visual effect.