When I will be performing that (Nargis Dutt’s role)…I am yet to start shoot, of course I will be revisiting that,” Manisha told reporters here at an event. She is a legendary figure. 2017-04-19T13:45:47+00:00″>
Published:April 19, 2017 1:45 pm
Manisha Koirala says she will be revisiting her cancer days while playing Sanjay Dutt’s mother Nargis in the actor’s biopic. “After that lot of things changed. But even in that time also one should be strong. I am glued to understand health and human body. I am excited and kicked about it,” the 46-year-old actress added. I understood the importance of health and life and I connected with my soul. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App now “It is a great opportunity and honour to be playing Nargis Dutt ji on-screen. “Whenever I see a cancer patient today it is like reliving the moment. She said the period when she was diagnosed with cancer was the turning point of her life. Also, as far as health is concerned I would want to do a chat show about it. Cancer survivor actress Manisha Koirala said she would be revisiting a lot of moments of her own life while playing the role of Sanjay Dutt’s mother Nargis in a forthcoming biopic. I am affected in any which ways. We did couple if look test and I think we have got closer to the look both in short or long hair. If that comes my way I will do it.”
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Manisha was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012. I think a person does become weak mentally and emotionally with any disease. Sanjay’s sister, former MP Priya Dutt was also present at the event. I believe in the divine…we all have the strength and courage within us we just have to look for it.”
Manisha revealed that she was inspired by people who were cancer survivors like model-actress Lisa Ray. Nargis was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and died in the year 1981. I hope I do justice to the chance that is given to me. After fighting the dreaded disease and winning the battle, she is now actively involved in spreading cancer awareness. She was speaking at the launch of a social campaign – ‘My Hair for Cancer’ – an initiative by Nargis Dutt Foundation and hair care brand Richfeel. Also read | Manisha Koirala on playing Nargis Dutt in Sanjay Dutt biopic: I am revisiting cancer trauma
Directed by Rajkumar Hirani the biopic stars Ranbir Kapoor in the lead role. Apart from the Dutt biopic, Manisha is also working on some other projects and will soon make the official announcement. “There are other films that I am doing and as and when we go ahead the producers will announce it.