Nushrratt Bharuccha: The greed to portray a challenging character draws me to a movie
Nushrratt Bharuccha seems to have hit the mark with the audience. She had huge commercial blockbusters such as Sonu Ki Titu Ki Sweety and Dreamgirl and garnered rave reviews for her role as a Haryanvi school teacher in Chhalaang. Now, her portrayal of a maid in the shocking film Khilauna, in the anthology Ajeeb Daastaans (on an OTT platform), has left viewers in awe. Regardless of the genre of the film, one thing we can see from the actress is her layered and nuanced performance. Each character has a different shade of gray and Nushrratt offers the interpretation of it with great delicacy. “When a story or a character attracts me, the actor in me doesn’t put it in a commercial or non-commercial cube. It’s the greed to play a challenging character that draws me to a movie, which is exactly what happened with Khilauna. It is a very different role for me, and I really wanted to do it well, it is very satisfying to see that the hard work has paid off, ”says the actress in an interview with a prominent publication.
Speaking more about Khilauna, Nushrratt says: “I am filled with immense gratitude for the feedback we are receiving for Ajeeb Daastaans. Working on this anthology alongside such incredible directors and actors has been a very satisfying experience for me. It was a creative collaboration in its truest sense. Ajeeb Daastaans will always be special to me. “She will soon be seen in a different and hard-hitting avatar in Chhorii, which is the remake of an award-winning Marathi film. The socio-terrifying drama touches deep-rooted social practices. It also features Ram Setu. next to Akshay Kumar in the pipeline.