Pooja Bhatt has stated that she was terrified to take upon the accountability of portraying a personality primarily based on her real-life grandmother in Mahesh Bhatt’s semi-autobiographical movie Zakhm. (Also read: Alia Bhatt’s unseen pics shared by Pooja Bhatt on birthday)
Pooja Bhatt performed a single mother in Zakhm, and Kunal Kemmu essayed the position of her younger son. Ajay Devgn performed the position of her grown-up son within the movie that additionally featured Nagarjuna and Sonali Bendre.
Pooja instructed ETimes in an interview, “Frankly, I used to be terrified to tackle the accountability of enjoying my grandmother and tried onerous to recommend to my father we forged one other actor in my place however my father gave me no alternative. He stated ‘I’m not asking you Pooja. I’m telling you that you’re enjoying this half.’ That was the tip of the dialogue. The remaining is historical past. The privilege of enjoying my grandmother – that was her private saree I used to be carrying within the music.”
She added, “It’s one thing I’ll all the time be grateful to my father for. The ‘mangalsutra’ I wore within the movie additionally belonged to my grandmother Shirin. And the set of our dwelling was a reproduction of the house my father grew up in as a boy. These days and that area I shared with Kunal (Kemmu) in entrance of the digital camera are a few of the most magical occasions of my life!”
Zakhm was critically appreciated for selling nationwide integrity because it highlighted the rift that religion-based politics brings within the society and the concord attainable amongst fellow residents.
Just a few years in the past, Pooja recalled her grandmom and revealed she was a Muslim lady who would take younger Pooja to the Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai each Tuesday. “fifteenth December 1998 is when our movie #zakhm obtained censored. A movie the place I had the privilege of enjoying my grandmother, Shirin Nanabhai Bhatt-a Muslim lady who took me to Siddhivinayak temple each Tuesday & to church each Wednesday & Friday.That’s the true spirit of India,” she tweeted in 2019.