Chitrangada Singh, who has done roles in art aswell as commercial movies says, she is very keen to play a character like Begum Samru on screen.
Begum Samru was the ruler of Sardhana, near Meerut. She began her career as a nautch girl in the 18th century.
Interestingly, Chitrangada too hails from Meerut. She started her career as a model in Delhi and later on moved to Mumbai to become an actress.
Filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia is apparently making a movie on the life of Begum Samru and Chitrangada says that “she had a very interesting life”.
“I am from Meerut and near Meerut, she had her haveli. I have seen that in my childhood, my mother took me there. So to be so close to a historical character like that, I think it’s interesting,” Chitrangada said..
“I would love to play a character like this (Begum Samru) and it will be very interesting,” she added.
Chitrangada Singh is known for her roles in films like Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi, Yeh Saali Zindagi, Desi Boyz and Inkaar.
As of now, she is busy with another movie for which she is learning Urdu as well as some classical Kathak moves.
“I am doing a workshop right now for my next film. I am preparing for that,” the beautiful actress said.
“I am taking diction classes for Hindi and Urdu. Besides, I am also taking dance classes and learning Kathak,” she added.
When she was asked for more details about her project, she said, “The film has not been announced yet. The producers will announce it when they want to.“