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Kangana Ranaut on being called ‘ladaku’: Will take what is mine, by fighting or any other means

Kangana Ranaut addressed being called a rebel by people and why she doesn’t take offence to it.

bollywood Updated: Aug 09, 2017 14:46 IST
Press Trust of India
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Kangana Ranaut at the trailer launch of her upcoming film Simran in Mumbai on Tuesday. (PTI)

Kangana Ranaut said maybe it is her destiny that she has to fight hard to get everything in life but she has made peace with it.

The actor, who launched the trailer of her next, Simran last evening, said she often wondered about her journey in Bollywood.

“My journey has been quite different. While flying to Mumbai for the conference, I was thinking about all sorts of questions that would be asked to me here. So I thought,’Has my journey really been unusual or is it only me who thinks that way?’

Kangana Ranaut speaks with media during the trailer launch of her film Simran in Mumbai. ( AP )

But the one aspect that is striking about my journey is that I have to fight for everything in life, even the smallest of the things. I don’t know why it happens. Maybe it is my destiny but I have made peace with it.”

She said people might give her several tags but she will eventually take what is hers.

“A lot of you might think, ‘to be or not to be’ but it is okay or like you guys use the word rebel, ladaku... I don’t take offence to that... I will take what is mine, be it by fighting or any other means.”

At the event, she was accompanied by director Hansal Mehta, who revealed that much before they collaborated for “Simran”, he had approached her with a film post her debut in “Gangster”.

“I was pursuing her for a film since years. In fact, I had called her to my office for a script narration, just after ‘Gangster’. I was confident she will say yes. But she refused,” Mehta said.

To which, Kangana quipped, “I don’t remember this incident at all. He said his ego was hurt a lot. But this is the story of my life, whether I remember or not, I definitely hurt ego.”

Simran is scheduled to release on September 15.

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First Published: Aug 09, 2017 14:45 IST