Sanya Malhotra: I would love to work with Aamir sir again


Everyone has to go through their fair share of ups and downs, she asserts. “I am satisfied with whatever I am doing. I learnt how to be patient, worked on my craft…
“A lot of good things came my way, but sometimes dates did not match and lot of things did not happen. She adds, “I keep calling and disturbing him (Khan)… This is happening and that is happening. “Acting is very new to me. With every film that I am doing I am learning new things either about myself or about filmmaking,” she says. Sanya has names such as Hansal Mehta, Dangal helmer Nitesh Tiwari and former co-star Aamir on her list of directors she wants to work with. When I pick up a script I imagine myself in the character, if it excites me, I do it. I can’t believe I am an actor, I think it will take some time for me this to sink in. “After doing a film like Dangal, people would assume things are easy for me. Related News
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For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App She kept herself busy through ad films and soon things changed when casting director Mukesh Chhabra called her to audition for the hit sports drama. Today, Sanya has her hands full with three films – Ritesh Batra’s Photograph, Badhai Ho with Ayushmann Khurrana and Vishal Bharadwaj’s Churiyan. She says is grateful to have both Nitesh and Aamir as mentors. When I had nothing (in my hand) I had my own journey. I hope he calls me for it (Mahabharat, reportedly Khan’s next directorial project),” she adds. I am glad I am getting to work with brilliant directors and actors, which I had not imagined. Post the stupendous success of the film, in which she played the role of wrestler Babita Kumari Phogat, Sanya was flooded with offers but somehow, nothing materialised. I am enjoying each and every day of being an actor,” she told PTI. “When I came to Mumbai to audition for a dance reality show, I was in top 100. Whatever he does he is completely into it. “I would love to work with Aamir sir again if he is directing something. It was a lesson for me… After that day, whenever I used to go for auditions, I never doubted myself,” she says. 2018-05-09T16:11:20+05:30″>
Published: May 9, 2018 4:11:20 pm

Sanya Malhotra made her Bollywood debut with Dangal. The actor does not come from a film background but she feels making a mark in the industry is difficult – for both an outsider and a person with connections. There are no second thoughts about it,” she says.