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Anupam and I stayed in diiferent rooms while shooting for Total Siyaaapa: Kirron Kher

Two-time National Award winner, Kirron Kher, and her husband Anupam Kher will soon be playing a couple for the first time in Total Siyaaapa. In a candid interview, Kirron talks about the film, her husband and more.

bollywood Updated: Feb 24, 2014 14:06 IST
Kavita Awaasthi
Kavita Awaasthi
Hindustan Times
KIRRON kher,anupam kher,total siyaapa

Two-time National Award winner, Kirron Kher, has never done a film with her husband

Anupam Kher

. But the duo will soon be seen together on the big screen,

playing a couple for the first time


"We’ve worked in theatre before. So it was nice to work with him again," says Kirron.

Talking about their relationship, she adds, "I am not a typical wife. We are two friends who live together. We love each other, but I don’t do the usual things that wives normally do for their husbands, like giving medicines on time, or making sure the clothes are ironed or dry-cleaned."

Ask her how


is as a husband and she says, "He’s a very easy-going person. There is nothing that he expects you to do. He likes his peace and chooses to do his work in his space."

She adds that although she enjoys spending time with


, during the shooting of the film, they both preferred to have their separate spaces. "You want a separate make-up room, among other things. We’d shoot scenes at different times. Since his scenes were filmed mostly in the night, he’d return home in the morning, while I shot in the day. In the hotel, we’d sleep in separate bedrooms with an interconnecting door, so we don’t disturb each other."

In the film,

Total Siyaapa

, Kirron plays a mom who’s looking for a match for her daughter. Ask her if she’s likely to be a mother-in-law in real life anytime soon, and she says, "I have told Sikander to find a girl fast. I want a daughter-in-law who is educated, decent, loving, cheerful and


(congenial), as we say in Punjab."

First Published: Feb 24, 2014 13:49 IST