Real To Reel: Parineeti Chopra plays a banker in Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar!
Actress Parineeti Chopra who was a banker before being an actress, share how it is to be one on the big screen.
Parineeti Chopra and Arjun Kapoor’s upcoming film Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar is making news for all the right reasons. The film features Parineeti as an urban girl and for the first time she essays a corporate role for a film in her career. Arjun essays a tough Haryanvi cop in the movie. Not many people know that Parineeti Chopra is a graduate from the prestigious Manchester Business School (England) and was working as an investment banker before returning India. Now in reel life, she has got a chance to play one on the big screen
In a media interaction, Parineeti spoke about the film and said, “It’s true that it has been a new experience for me with regards to films but [in real life], I have been a banker before I came [back] to India. So, I am trying to use those (real life) experiences and bring them into my character. At the same time, our (director Dibakar Banerjee and her) endeavor is to present a completely new avatar of mine that hasn’t been seen before, so it is very challenging. In some parts of the film, it is going to be my most restrained performance but in other parts, it will be extremely dramatic too.”
Talking about the character, Parineeti said, “In this film, the north Indian aspect isn’t really underlined in a big way. In my previous films, my characters have belonged to the middle class, who hails from certain small towns (in north India) and that’s why the mannerisms were also in accordance to that. However, this time around, it is completely different. Though the girl is from north India and the film is also set in that part of the country, but the character is very different as she is like any other urban metro girl.”
Presented by Yash Raj Films, Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar releases on 3 August 2018.