Veere Di Wedding actor Shikha Talsania: I was hungry for work and nobody knew me


But, a lot of work that came my way was very unidimensional, like the character who is fat or despite being fat she is funny.”
“I was not comfortable with that. I got much fitter for Veere Di Wedding.”
“There is much more to me than just what I look like. The actor says the Shashanka Ghosh-directed film is about female bonding and their struggles in the modern-day world. Shikha, who is the daughter of veteran actor Tiku Talsania, says there is often discussion about acting at home and her father appreciates her work. 2018-05-27T13:45:32+05:30″>
Published: May 27, 2018 1:45:32 pm

Shikha Talsania will be seen in Veere Di Wedding. I was called by casting director Mukesh Chabbra, I did a look test and got selected,” she says. The film also features Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonam K Ahuja and Swara Bhasker. I am happy being this person, this is me,” Shikha told PTI. “When I was reading the story, I did not see the gender. There has been a lot of work to which I have said no. Post her debut, the actor says she received similar roles and she rejected some of them as she did not want to be stereotyped. “Look at Aamir Khan, the way he transforms for a film. Auditions are nothing but part of acting. She was also seen in Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji, My Friend Pinto and Midnight’s Children, among others. In Veere Di Wedding, Shikha will be seen playing the role of Meera, who marries without her parents’ consent. Let’s hope with ‘Veere…’  some spark happens,” she says. There are so many films that have male protagonist and I relate to that. The need of the hour is to have women roles with whom you can relate to. I just want to act, perform. I will put on weight or lose weight, I will do it for a film. I hope the struggle ends,” she says. Everybody should think like that. “Rhea Kapoor, who is producing the film, and Karan Johar knew me from before as I had done Wake Up Sid with them. The actor says she is aware of her appearance and is open to transformation if a role demands. Related News
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