Jacqueline Fernandez and Riteish Deshmukh get candid about their careers and crossing boundaries on cinema.entertainment Updated: Apr 10, 2010 01:30 IST
“In the past seven years that I’ve spent in the industry, people asked me when will I do something different. So when it finally came along, I didn’t want to miss the chance,” says the actor. For Fernandez, however, it’s too early to be choosy. But the actress still seems to have a knack for offbeat subjects — a sci-fi rom-com after a fantasy romance... With the same co-star?
“Riteish worked for me in Aladin,” she is quick to explain.Interestingly, there are also reports linking up the two stars. “I find link ups really weird. It is so funny, that I just meet someone and suddenly it makes for news,” says Fernandez, adding that she’s focussed on her career right now.
Having tried her luck on Indian shores (she has just bagged a soft drink ad with Ranbir Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt), Fernandez says she is game for other international projects. “I’m open to doing international films,” says the beauty. Deshmukh, however, is content at home. “I’m happy here (in Bollywood). And of course, no one has asked me as yet,” says the actor, adding that probably in a year or so, he would be seen doing a Marathi film. “I’ve been getting quite a few offers from the regional film industry,” he signs off.