Dedh Ishqiya: Madhuri Dixit was nervous working with Naseeruddin Shah

Bollywood’s evergreen diva Madhuri Dixit, who will be seen romancing with indutry’s veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah in ‘Dedh Ishqiya’, She said that though she was comfortable working with him, she felt shy while enacting intense scenes with him.

‘Dedh Ishqiya’ which is directed bu Vishal Bharadwaj is a sequel to 2010 hit ‘Ishqiya’. Naseeruddin and Arshad Warsi are seen reprising their roles from the previous installment while Madhuri and Huma Qureshi are the new additions.

“I was not nervous working with him. His eyes had an intense feeling. Whenever we did intense scenes, I was feeling shy. He is a natural actor, you just have to react when you act with him,” Madhuri told reporters here at the trailer launch of the film.”

“I was comfortable working with him. I was just playing the character… had fun,” she said.

Madhuri plays the role of Begum Para in the sequel of the 2010 hit film. It was her character and the uniqueness of the script that made her say yes to the film.

“I had seen ‘Ishqiya’ and had loved it. They approached me for the sequel… I loved my character and the story very much. It was a tight script with romance, trust, betrayal and other elements,” she said.

“We shot in remote areas… Travelled almost two hours… Shot in dirty locations. We all worked very hard and it was great fun with the team,” she added.

Madhuri Dixit will be seen next in ‘Gulab Gang’ where she’ll play the role of a woman gang leader.

“Both the films and the characters are very different. I will be seen in different avatars. I feel fortunate to be part of such different projects,” she added.

Madhuri is back on silver screen after a gap of few years and she does feel a change in filmmaking.

“There are changes in the film industry like today filmmakers are shooting in remote areas, today things are more discplined, the scripts are ready, everything is finalised before, it is all well planned so that actors have to come and perform,” Madhuri said.

“Today promotions, marketing have become a big deal. Promotions are hectic,” she said.

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