‘Don’t want to box myself’

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 10 Dec 2018 12:12:00


BRITISH-Indian actor Banita Sandhu, who made her debut with October, says she does not want to limit herself to a particular genre. The 20-year-old actor says she enjoys commercial cinema and she wants to be associated with good content. “I don’t want to box myself into anything. I have done October and I am superhappy.I want to be versatile and work with different creative people. If it is a massy film, great orifitis going to be independent film with first time director, that also will be great.

I just want to be creatively passionate about the project. “... We all have grown up watching (commercial cinema) and there isareason they do well. But at the same time, I am so much driven creatively to push the envelope and boundaries and creating new content,” Banita told PTI. The actor received appreciation for her performance as Shiuli, a hotel trainee who goes into coma after a freak accident. The film also starred Varun Dhawan. “I am indebted to Shoojit Sircar (director) for trusting me with this role. It was a life changing role for me. It looked easy onscreenbutitwasn’t.We all worked as a team to pullitoff.The response we got is incredible.Ifeel blessedand gratefulto be part of the project,” she says. After shooting the film,Banitareturned to the UK to film Diljit Dosanjh’s music video Jind Mahi. The actor says Diljit approached her team forthe song and she was excited to work with him.