Ace choreographer and Om Shanti Om director Farah Khan has impressed her director with her acting prowess as a Parsi woman in Bela Sehgal's Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi.
"I think Farah really suited the character. She played it so well that I don't think anyone else could have done it. I must say she is a born actor," Bela told reporters here, at the first look of the film Shirin Farhad ...... last night.
The movie is a romantic-comedy starring Farah and Boman Irani in the lead. "It is not a real life story. I had thought of this movie eight years ago and I wanted Boman and Farah only. And now, after eight years we made this film," Bela, sister of noted Bollywood filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, said.
"The character of Farah needed weight. We did not require size zero kind of a heroine. It was a delight working with Farah," she said. The movie revolves around Boman Irani (Farhad) who is single and is teased about his bachelor status. He works as a salesman at a lingerie shop and bumps into Farah (Shirin), and that's how the story progresses. The film revolves around the idea of "love doesn't have an expiry date". The film is being produced by Eros International and Sanjay Leela Bhansali.