Hasee Toh Phasee might have not done as expected but if there’s something to be talked about the film, it has to be Parineeti Chopra’s expectational performance. The excited actress is on cloud nice because of all the praise and appreciation she has received.
Says the excited actress, “I was playing a borderline wacked-out character. When people had seen the promos they thought I was doing one more vibrant bindaas character. But this one is completely different.”
In the past, we have seen Pari playing only bindaas characters, and hence she has been criticized for her non versatility. However, the actress jumps to her career’s defence saying, “To say that I am only playing bindaas characters is I think a very limited way of looking at the characters I’ve played. I mean, just because my character in Ladies Versus Ricky Bahl, Ishaqzaade, Shuddh Desi Romance, and Hasee Toh Phasee were unconventional, does it mean they are all the same?”
Parineeti wonders how people define the difference in two roles. “Are people to say I am different in two films when I wear a ghagra choli in one and a bikini in the other? That’s like saying Mr. Amitabh Bachchan and Mr. Shah Rukh Khan play the same character each time when in fact they are different characters with different shades in every film. Of course no matter who the actor his or her personality is bound to seep into the character. But to me my characters in Ishaaqzaade, Shuddh Desi Romance and Hasee Toh Phasee are entirely different. No similarity at all. In the first, I was shooting guns all over the place. In the second, I was a small-town girl smoking drinking and living-in with her boyfriend. And now in Hasee Toh Phasee, I am almost a child in a grownup girl’s body. It’s very easy simplistic to slot me.”
The actress who will be woking with director Habib Fisal yet again in Daawat-e-Ishq, is super excited. She says “Habib will always be special. He gave me Ishaqzaade. When I did Ishaqzaade with Habib Sir I was new and raw. This time while doing Daawat-e-Ishq with him I understand his craft much better. I think I am much better able to understand what he wants from me as an actor. I don’t have to struggle to understand him. So the work atmosphere is far smoother and we get the scenes done far quicker.”
Parineeti will be seen with Aditya Roy Kapur in the film. Anupam Kher is also a part of Daawat-e-Ishq. “We’ve become really close. Anupam Sir is like Aditya’s and my age. We quickly finish our shots and rush to his van. I am already depressed because the shooting is nearly over. I want to do more films with Anupam Sir.”