TER­RI­FY­ING TO GO ON A FILM SET AF­TER TWO YEARS: DIA MIRZA

Hindustan Times (Chandigarh) - City - - ENTERTAINMENT - IANS

Dia Mirza will be seen play­ing the role of San­jay Dutt's wife Maanay­ata, in Ra­jku­mar Hi­rani's up­com­ing biopic on the Munnab­hai MBBS ac­tor. The Bol­ly­wood ac­tor says that go­ing on a film set af­ter a gap of two years was “ter­ri­fy­ing”.

But the film's cast made her feel at home, and she feels she man­aged to do "okay".

"I had a great time film­ing (the biopic). It was ter­ri­fy­ing as well be­cause I ac­tu­ally got on to a film set af­ter a gap of two years. Morn­ing of my first day, I was ter­ri­fied, but given the na­ture of the crew and the kind of peo­ple I was work­ing with, and the sense of home that I felt, I did okay," the Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein ac­tor says.

The ac­tor was last seen in Salaam Mumbai (2016). Dia also ven­tured into pro­duc­tion with the film Bobby Ja­soos (2014), where she did a cameo as her­self.

Ran­bir Kapoor is play­ing San­jay Dutt in the biopic, which will open up facets of the ac­tor’s per­sonal as well as pub­lic life, on the big screen. The film also stars Sonam Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Paresh Rawal, Man­isha Koirala, Karishma Tanna, Vicky Kaushal and Jim Sarbh.

"It is with my favourite In­dian film di­rec­tor. I have worked with him be­fore (with Lage Raho Munna Bhai). I get to work with one of the finest artists of my gen­er­a­tion, Ran­bir Kapoor. I am re­ally ex­cited about the film and I can't wait for the au­di­ences to watch it," she added.

PHOTO: KA­MAL KISHORE/PTI

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