Sanjana Sanghi, who made her movie debut on the age of 13 with Rockstar, recollects rising up as a Bollywood fanatic and a connoisseur of rom-coms. The actor, who was lauded for her performing in Dil Bechara, is at present juggling between totally different roles and genres, for which she may be very grateful.
In an interview with indianexpress.com, Sanghi recalled the time she fell in love with filmmaking. She mentioned, “When I was 13-years-old, I starred as Mandy in Rockstar and Ranbir will always be the first ever actor I stepped on a film set with. Ranbir used to hold my hand through the film sets and that’s what made me fall in love with filmmaking. He and Imtiaz Ali told me that I should never leave acting and pushed me further and told my mum about it.”
The 25-year-old actor was just lately seen in motion thriller Rashtra Kavach Om, reverse Aditya Roy Kapur. Talking in regards to the selections she has been making these days, she mentioned, “If I say anything other than instinct, I’d be lying. Growing up, every actor I used to look up to would say that they want to do parts which surprise them first and then they surprise the audience. Dil Bechara was a romantic tragedy, Om was an action thriller and Dhak Dhak is an adventure drama. They are all so different. I am just going with what I connect with and what is coming to me.”
Her mantra as an actor may be very easy. “The genre I like to watch as an audience automatically becomes the genre I get attracted to as an actor,” she mentioned, stating that she likes rom-coms. She wish to experiment and do comedy films, however for now her choice could be rom-coms and motion films.
Talking about prepping for various roles and characters, she mentioned, “Prepping for Kavya, I watched a lot of action films because my dad used to make me watch Jackie Chan films while I was growing up. I have been a child of the theater and improvisations are what we grew up on. Also, I am very particular about my preparations. I am so hard on myself that I really go all the way.”
Sanjana Sanghi says that she may be very a lot happy and grateful for the line-up of movies she has in entrance of her. “I am also grateful that filmmakers are able to see me in so many lights. And I think that the only reason why that happens is because I can stay as true to the craft as possible. I am excited about the line-up I have in front of me,” she mentioned.
The Dil Bechara actor is at present capturing for journey film Dhak Dhak. Addressing speculations across the movie being much like Jee Lee Zara, she mentioned, “I think we are only similar because a women ensemble is a rare thing and the fact that both the movies are set in the backdrop of travel. But, the films are very distinct.”
Dhak Dhak, which is produced by Taapsee Pannu, stars Fatima Sana Sheikh, Ratna Pathak, Dia Mirza and Sanjana Sanghi within the lead roles.