Taapsee Pannu is undoubtedly one of the talented actresses of Bollywood at present. From her film choices to her roles in movies, she has been giving us back to back kick-a** characters to remember. In a recent interview, Taapsee revealed how other B-town actresses rejected Haseen Dilruba to work with Vikrant Massey. Scroll down to read the scoop.
movie was released on Netflix and received amazing reviews from both critics and fans. Taapsee was reportedly offered the film when other actresses turned it down.
While talking to Rajeev Masand on Actors Roundtable 2021, Taapsee Pannu reveals the back story of how she agreed to do Haseen Dilruba. The film was written by Kanika Dhillon and she did not want to do this film with Taapsee as they had already done a similar genre film with ‘Badla’.
Taapsee Pannu said, “Throughout the narration, I was looking at her smiling, ‘You haven’t come to me before’. I was almost somewhere making it appear that I really wanted to do this. I Maybe there wasn’t a first, second or third choice for it. It was only when everyone else said no that it came to me. I was so happy about it, at first because I wanted to do it, when I heard it, So I don’t understand why anyone would say no to it.
Raveena Tandon and Konkona Sen, who were also a part of the Round Table Conference, reacted to Pannu’s statement and said, “Why would someone say no to it?” Taapsee immediately replied, “I can tell you the reason why maybe others didn’t say it – too grey, not likeable female character or who is the protagonist?”
The 34-year-old actress concluded, “Main aisi thi ‘Yaar, yeh haseen dilruba hai, I don’t care who the hero is. Those were the kind of questions that others didn’t work for and thank God for it. Thank you.”
Konkona Sen then said, “And he (Vikrant Massey) is such a good actor!” Taapsee Pannu said in her statement, “Yes, Vikrant, I said, ‘Look at the hero.
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