I am open to do an adult film as long as it has strong content: Chitrangda Singh
Chitrangda Singh opens up about the kind of films she would like to do. Her upcoming film Inkaar is based on the theme of sexual harassment at the workplace and falls under the category of an A certificate movie. However...bollywood Updated: Dec 28, 2012 15:05 IST
Actress Chitrangda Singh says she is thankful to filmmaker Sudhir Mishra for giving her life as an actor.
She was first cast in Mishra's 2003 film Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi, and is often called as his muse.
"Sudhir gave me a life as an actor. I owe him so much. Sudhir is a qualified man. He is a psychologist and he has a degree in that. So he understands different persons, and the way he directs his actors is outstanding," Chitrangada told IANS.
She will be seen in Mishra's next film Inkaar too, and says she has experimented with three different looks in the movie.
"I am quite open to experimenting with different looks. In this film, I have explored three different looks. This film is a story spanning over seven years, so I have to look like a college kid initially who works as an intern, then a corporate look and then wear a much more mature look," she said.
Inkaar is based on the theme of sexual harassment at the workplace and falls under the category of an A certificate movie. However, Chitrangda says she is open to such movies as long as there is strong content.
"I think the censor board is doing a great job. I am open to do an adult film as long as it has a strong content and (it is not) just not to titillate the audience," the 36-year-old said.
Inkaar also features Arjun Rampal. It is slated to release Jan 18, 2013.
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