Bollywood & TV
“They Think Poster Pe Kya Acha Lagega, Not Open To New Casting,” Nushrat Bharucha On Bollywood
Nushrat Bharucha must be pretty happy nowadays as her performance in the last movie “Chhalaang” is being appreciated by the audiences and she has been giving back to back hits for some time. The actress made her debut with Jai Santoshi Maa in 2006 and since then, she has worked in some hit movies such as “Pyaar Ka Punchnama”, “Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety”, “Dream Girl”, etc.
Recently while giving an interview, Nushrat opened up on various issues related to Bollywood. She says that she feels the industry is still not ready to cast new actors for different roles as the mentality of “poster par kya acha lagega (what will look good on the poster)” is still very strong. She is of the opinion that the industry doesn’t trust the actors as much it should and cast them for different roles. She further adds that the moviemakers like to cast the same people for the same type of role and not for different roles as they think that they haven’t seen this actor playing such a different role.
Nushrat Bharucha goes on to say that every actor is talented and wants to do new roles which brings a refreshing change in the career but that is not happening as we are trapped inside the attitude of what will look good on poster and that, as per her, should change.
She talks about her career as well and says that the people from the industry want to see her in similar romantic comedies as she has worked in some as they have performed well on the box-office but now she wants to do something new. She further asks why the moviemakers don’t believe that she can be successful in different roles as well. Nushrat Bharucha says that she is offered romantic comedies but the truth is that people didn’t want to cast her in romantic comedies before some of her romantic comedies did well on box-office.
The actress feels that the digital platforms will bring a big change and that will be for better. She thinks that it will change the way the Indian audiences view the movies as now they will like the flick for the content and not for the fact that it has earned so much on the box-office so it must be a good film. She says that she is happy now they have stronger fan base which will follow them for their art and sensibilities.
Do you agree with Nushrat over casting in Bollywood?