Heartbroken with failure

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 24 Dec 2018 13:21:44


 

ACTRESS Fatima Sana Shaikh’s last release Thugs Of Hindostan bombed at the box office, leaving her heartbroken and sad. Despite the presence of industry giants like Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif, the Thugs... fizzled out and both audiences and critics wrote it off for its weak storyline and direction.

Interacting with the media at Netflix web-series Selection Day premiere, Fatima said, “Yeah... it hasn’t done well. It is very heartbreaking. “It is sad because we all tried to make a good film but unfortunately, it didn’t do well. People didn’t like it so, I am feeling very bad for it.” Fatima is currently working on a project with Rajkummar Rao on Anurag Basu’s directorial -- a sequel to Life In A Metro, though she said, “I don’t think it is called that.”

The Dangal-famed actress is looking forward to Selection Day which is a story of two brothers and their father who wants his sons to pursue cricket as their career. “I am really excited and looking forward to see it because I found the trailer really interesting. I am also happy that lot of Indian shows are being made for Netflix and we (actors) are getting more opportunities. Even writers, directors and technicians,” she said.

Speaking about her debut in Dangal which revolved around wrestling, Fatima said, “I run away from playing sports. It was the requirement for my film (Dangal) therefore, I had to do it otherwise, sports and I don’t get along really well.”