Toilet Ek Prem Katha is funny yet credible: Bhumi Pednekar

My life is going as per plan. This is more of a challenge to me. The actress says her career is going as per her plan because she needed the time off to get into shape. I am very happy to be a part of it.” She may be working with Akshay in the film but Bhumi says working with A-list actors have never been criteria for her when she became an actress. But things are unfolding the way I had planned,” Bhumi said. I am a little picky about scripts. The actress is currently shooting her second film Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, which also stars Akshay Kumar, in Nandgaon, Mathura. If I can’t give a different performance from ‘Dum Laga..’ then I am failing as an actor. “The film is full of romance, extremely funny but at the same time, it is very credible. It is a family entertainer with a strong social message. She made a successful debut last year with Dum Laga Ke Haisha but Bhumi Pednekar has taken things slow and the actress says she does not mind the gap as she is “picky” about her films. “Honestly, I needed time to get back into shape. The film is again set in a small town just like Dum Laga Ke Haisha, which was shot in Haridwar but Bhumi says there is no similarity between Sandhya and her character from the upcoming film. But there is no similarity between Sandhya and the role I am playing in this film.”
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Bhumi says Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is a family entertainer with a strong social message, and she is very happy with the way the film is shaping up. I have taken my own time to select my films. I was expecting this gap and whatever would have been my second film, it was supposed to start now. Small town set films tell stories about the real Indian families. By: PTI | New Delhi |

Published:November 30, 2016 2:06 pm

Bhumi Pednekar to share screen space with Akshay Kumar. It deals with real people. However, she says, she respects and understands the huge contribution that a superstar has in a film. “I don’t really think about getting typecast. Bhumi, 27, had to put on several kilos to look the part of an overweight girl, Sandhya, in her last film.