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Who’s H(u)r man?

Amrita Rao clears air on her link-ups with Hurman Baweja and Shahid Kapur. Mauli Singh speaks to the actress.

india Updated: Jan 22, 2009 20:13 IST

Amrita Rao bid farewll to ‘08 with Shyam Benegal’s hit film

Welcome to Sajjanpur

. She is now all geared up to re-create the magic with her upcoming films

Victory, Shortcut

and more. The actress shares what all she has in her hand and... mind.

Great expectations

Since I begin this year with


, let’s hope it’s a victorious year, full of achievements and conquests. I am also looking forward to


Besides these two films, I am doing a special appearance in Milap Zaveri’s Ritesh Deshmukh starrer,

Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai

. Chandraprakash Dwivedi’s untitled film with Amitabh and Tabu.

Looking out for

I am really looking for roles with good directors. I think we actresses are all equally talented. It’s just the way we are presented by some creative person that makes all the difference to us.

Scope in sports film

The script of the film [


] is very powerful. The film is not confined to cricket, there is a lot of emphasis on relationships too. Both Anupam [who plays Hurman’s father] and I have an opportunity to perform. As gar as success is concerned — it is something that is not in our hands but our approach towards our work makes all the difference. I see

a ‘never say die’ passion in Hurman.

Her take on Hurman

Hurman is full of life. He has this innate sense of humour. He is a very good co-actor. We got along very well. He took the failure of

Love Story 2050

in his stride. After his first film didn’t do well, he came with double the energy and passion on the sets of



Her favourite cricketer

Dhoni. I love cricket and have been watching cricket matches since my school days. I grew up on Sachin Tendulakar. When I have time on hand, if an interesting match is going on, I definitely watch it.

Moment of victory...

My victory comes from every compliment that I get from my fans. Also when somebody admits to being influenced by my role. Recognition from whichever part of the world is my victory.

Reaction on link-ups w

ith Shahid Kapur, Nikhil Diwedi [actor] and Hurman Baweja...

[Laughs] I just laugh it off… I don’t counter them because I don’t feel I owe an explanation to anyone besides my family. The truth speaks for itself.