I’m being taken for granted: Mahie Gill

  • Robin Bansal, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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  • Updated: Mar 09, 2013 00:08 IST
  • Irrfan Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Jimmy Shergil and Mahie Gill

    Starring Irrfan Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Jimmy Shergil and Mahie Gill, Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns releases today.

  • Soha Ali Khan

    Soha Ali Khan plays the love interest of Irrfan Khan in Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns.

  • Mughda Godse

    Mughda Godse has an item number, Balma Band Kamre Me Rajneeti Kare, in Saheb Biwi Aur Ganster Returns which also sounds like a political sattire.

  • Jimmy Shergil and Soha Ali Khan

    Jimmy Shergil is back as the Saheb from the first film. Soha Ali Khan too features in the sequel.

  • Mahie Gill

    Mahie Gill is set to take the character of Biwi further in the sequel. She plays Jimmy's wife in the movie.

  • Soha Ali Khan

    Soha Ali Khan in a still from Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns.

  • Mahie Gill

    The trailer and teasers of the movie have maintained the suspense as to who is the guy with whom Mahie Gill, the Biwi, betrays Saheb ...

  • Mahie Gill

    Mahie Gill in a still from Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns.

  • Irrfan Khan

    Irrfan Khan plays the Gangster in this sequel. The first movie had Randeep Hooda playing the Gangster.

  • Jimmy Shergil

    Jimmy Shergil in a still from Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns.

Actor Mahie Gill is upset with the roles being offered to her. Thanks to her unconventional outing in films such as Dev.D, Gulaal, Dabangg, Mirch, Paan Singh Tomar and Dabangg 2, Bollywood producers are offering her similar roles. “I’m being stereotyped. Around 30-40 scripts have come my way, with people claiming that the script or the character has been written for me, but, those are bad scripts,” said the 37-year-old , on her recent visit to the Capital.

She further complains: “Producers and writers have started taking me for granted. I am shy, so I can’t even say no to people. I don’t take their calls now.” The miffed actor is now trying to break away from her set image. “I really want to try new genres please, I’m dying to,” said Mahie, who has reprised her role as the ‘biwi’ in Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns, the sequel to the 2011 hit, Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster, that hit the screens yesterday. The talented actor also reveals another facet of her supposedly ‘bold’ persona.

“Not many people know that I’m very shy. I’m an introvert and not at all an outgoing person. I love staying in my shell,” she said, adding, “I have crowd phobia now, since the time I shifted to Bombay. I start fumbling in front of a gathering and I want to get over it.”


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