He would guide us, he would tell us what to do and he would make us comfortable. Anupriya Goenka on the sets of Tiger Zinda Hai with director Ali Abbas Zafar and other actors. Now that the film is roaring at the box office, Anupriya has come out as a tigress too. But when Salman gives you suggestions, it just ups your energy level, your enthusiasm and encourages you. We saw a glimpse of her character in the song “Ghoomar” which has Deepika Padukone in the title role. The same people who are having problems, will enjoy it and will be proud of it, I’m very sure of that. She was first noticed when she did a bold ad for a clothing line themed around same sex love. After doing small roles in handful Hindi movies, she auditioned for the main lead in director Ali Abbas Zafar’s previous film Sultan too. I remember for my bomb scene where there is a bomb strapped on me, I was preparing for it for two days and by the end of it I started getting these nightmares that I am dying and I won’t be able to see my family tomorrow. She shot for the Bharat Nirman campaign with Pradeep Sarkar and later did Nagesh Kukunoor’s yet-to-release film Maya. One or two amazing opportunities are coming up. So, can we say Anupriya has finally arrived? “It is very hurtful because it is not just your hard work, it is the entire team’s hard work, it is Sanjay sir’s hard work. Anupriya was a corporate girl until she began doing theatre. She was the brave-heart nurse who gave a strong support to Tiger aka Salman Khan and his team during their fight against Abu Usman. That’s it!” the actor said during an exclusive chat with indianexpress.com. And I hope they materialise and something beautiful comes out of it, and in 2018 we’ll be talking again about another beautiful story,” she signs off hinting at some bigger projects in her kitty! It does get difficult at times,” she recalled her on-shoot memories. However, that didn’t work out, but it helped her bag Tiger Zinda Hai. Ask her about all the praise coming her way and she tells us, “It is obviously very overwhelming, it’s a lot to take but at the same time it’s really exciting. Related News
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Anupriya Goenka in a still from Tiger Zinda Hai. The starlet will also be seen playing Shahid Kapoor aka Ratan Singh’s first wife Nagmati in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s controversy laden film Padmavati. Tiger Zinda Hai had the highest opening weekend of all time in Bollywood. There were times when it gets into you, you start imagining death. And he has this whole body language that you can just go to him for anything and if there is anything going wrong, he will take care of it.”
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© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Here’s wishing Anupriya Goenka, all the best! “Those two months of shooting in Abu Dhabi were very tough. When you see him in person, you realise why he is called ‘Bhai’, why there is so much of love and affection for him. The Christmas release was definitely a festive gift for the audience. “People always appreciated my integrity towards work. There have been some beautiful scripts that have come my way. You can definitely say Anupriya’s hardwork has paid off so far, it is looking good. But, now when they see it on such a big scale, there is a different kind of vision that they give you which is amazing. Anupriya plays the main nurse among the group of 40 girls who are held hostages by a terrorist organisation in Tiger Zinda Hai. 2017-12-29T13:51:24+00:00″>
Published: December 29, 2017 1:51 pm
Anupriya Goenka played nurse Poorna in Ali Abbas Zafar’s directorial Tiger Zinda Hai. Anupriya tells us that she shot for Padmavati before TZH. “(laughs) That might sound very narcissist. This dusky beauty soon left her job to take up acting full time. Despite being part of innumerable advertisements and many films (Bobby Jasoos, Dishoom and Daddy), it took Anupriya some time to grab that one role – Poorna in Tiger Zinda Hai. Once it is out, it’ll do the whole country proud,” she said.