Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who was in the city on Saturday to promote her upcoming movie Aisha, said Bimal Roy is her favourite director and expressed her willingness to work in a Bengali film if she gets a good script.
"I would love to work in a Bengali movie if I am provided with a good script. Most of my favourite directors are Bengali. One of my most favourite directors is Bimal Roy," she said.Roy, known as the Silent Master of Indian Cinema, was known for films like Do Bigha Zameen, Devdas, Sujata, Madhumati that had the power to inspire and move audiences.
The movies of Aparna Sen and Satyajit Ray also inspire her, she said.
Sonam was accompanied by most of her Aisha co-stars and sister Rhea, who is also the producer of the film.