Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar-starrer ‘Bala’ was launched in Hindi cinema one 12 months in the past on this present day. The actress says she undoubtedly needs to leave behind a legacy and thinks that solely will be achieved with good cinema. “Bala”, directed by Amar Kaushik, revolves round a younger man affected by untimely balding and struggles to measure up to social magnificence requirements.
Talking in regards to the film, Bhumi mentioned: “‘Bala’ is a very special film. It’s again a film where I got a chance to experiment with a powerful character. To start with, what made this collaboration really special was my collaboration with Ayushmann.”
“Bala” marked the third collaboration between Bhumi and Ayushmann. The two have additionally labored in films like “Dum Laga Ke Haisha” and “Shubh Mangal Saavdhana”.
She added: “This was the 3rd time we were collaborating and as luck would have it, it was again a successful one and thank God for that,” Bhumi mentioned.
Bhumi mentioned that what makes “Bala” particular for her is the truth that she acquired to play a character that once more “questions a lot of stereotypes that exist in the society”.
She mentioned: “Latika stands for integrity, confidence, and stands for breaking every stereotypical beauty standard in a country like ours. There has always been a colour-based bias in India and she breaks that norm. She is a very strong character.”
Bhumi says the script of “Bala” had floored her immediately.
“When I read the script, the first thing that stood out for me for Latika was her strength and I imbibed a lot of her strength into my personal life. Another exciting part was about how I got to work with Amar Kaushik.”
Talking about what she needs to obtain as her legacy, Bhumi, who will quickly be seen in “Durgavati”, mentioned: “I definitely want to leave behind a legacy and I think you can only do that with good cinema. Good cinema has to come with a strong message, with strong content. So, the idea is exactly that.”
She says she needs her movies to be remembered even when she shouldn’t be there.
“Even when I am gone and only a powerful film can do that. Nobody remembers how many crores a film rakes in but what people remember is how they were moved emotionally by the experience of the film. Those films go down in history.”