Manisha Koirala may have vanished from the industry for a while but soon, she will be back in action soon in a Raju Hirani directorial, where she will share space with Ranbir Kapoor. In a recent interview, Manisha Koirala revealed it all!
There's no shying away for Manisha!
While many actresses her age are shying away from from doing the motherly roles, Manisha isn’t looking to escape. She will be seen playing Ranbir Kapoor’s mother in the Sanjay Dutt biopic.
"Really glad to get the role"
When asked about how she felt playing such a vital role, Manisha said she had no qualms about playing a mother. She said, “I am choosy about the films I want to do. I am happy they (makers) chose me for the film. I just looked at the role and the story. I was not really thinking about it being a mother's role.”
Manisha thinks Ranbir is perfect!
Speaking about playing Nargis’s role in the film, she said that she had no doubt about Ranbir playing the role. She spoke, “I like Ranbir as an actor and think he is looking just like Sanjay.” Well, Manisha, we absolutely agree on this!
Prepping for the role?
The actress, who will begin shooting for her role next month onwards,says she is well prepared. She said, “I have prepared myself with documentaries and Raju sir has done up a lot of research for the same”,adding she is pretty confident about the role.
Revisiting the journey
Just like Manisha Koirala, Nargis Dutt too had cancer. But Manisha is happy to play the role and revisit her own journey. She adds, “Whenever I see a cancer patient today it is like reliving the moment. I am affected in any which ways. When I will be performing that (Nargis Dutts role)...I am yet to start shoot, of course I will be revisiting that."
"Felt like an alien sometimes"
Manisha, who was present at an Cancer event revisited her own personal battle with Cancer and said she felt like an alien! Speaking about kicking the disease, the actress said she looked like an alien after all the hair loss but she soon made her peace with that.
Motherhood calling for Manisha?
Speaking about doing the role of a mother, the actress made news before when she told that she will be becoming a mother soon. Telling the reporters about the same, the actress and cancer survivor said that she was indeed planning to adopt a girl sometime maybe this year or the next year.
A female blockbuster in making?
Not just Manisha Koirala, the Raju Hirani biopic will see many popular female stars join the movie in prominent roles. List of stars include Sonam Kapoor, Dia Mirza,Karishma Tanna and even Anushka Sharma! This is sure going be an amazing film. We can’t wait to watch this!