The celebrity shared on her Instagram Story, “This shoot was challenging, marking my first since sustaining a foot injury (specifically, three fractures in my right foot). I had limited mobility, and I wasn’t enjoying it. However, the team was incredibly supportive and caring.” She expressed her gratitude to specific team members by tagging them in her IG Story.
Mahira also posted a behind-the-scenes video from the photoshoot, revealing her commitment to honoring Parveen Babi’s legacy. The video captures Mahira elegantly navigating the shoot in a pink saree, paying homage to Babi’s timeless allure. The tribute includes an interview clip where Mahira shares the inspiration behind her homage to Parveen Babi.
The superstar reflected on her first encounter with Parveen Babi‘s charm, recalling a Time magazine cover featuring the Indian actress. “I remember seeing this Time magazine cover with the gorgeous Parveen Babi on it. It’s because of that cover that I actually watched her films. Some of her songs I just love. She was so beautiful, such a style icon,” Mahira expressed in the interview. In another part of the tribute, Mahira is featured wearing a silver kurta outfit, standing in front of a giant screen projecting Parveen Babi’s iconic songs. This creates an atmosphere that transports her into the world of the Bollywood legend. The tribute not only showcases Mahira’s dedication to her craft but also emphasizes the cross-border admiration for Parveen Babi’s timeless beauty and influence. Babi continues to inspire generations of actors across the subcontinent. As Mahira gracefully steps into the shoes of a Bollywood legend, her heartfelt homage stands as a poignant celebration of Parveen Babi’s enduring impact on the world of cinema.