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Taapsee Pannu: I’m putting a halt to any prep-heavy films since they’re taking a mental toll on me

By Shachi Chaturvedi

Taapsee Pannu is set to play Mithali Raj in her next sports drama. While talking about the same she mentioned how she has never played cricket in her life even though she has played other sports. “I’ve never played cricket before. Learning the body posture, the game, and everything else was quite challenging for me. It took me months to perfect the shorts I had to do on film. I’m still unaware of how to play the game. Basically, I have learned the answer to the questions that were asked in the question paper. ” Said Taapsee.

Later talking about the choices of film and taking up prep-heavy film Taapsee said “Movies featuring famous actors do not come to me. I haven’t made a decision yet, but I don’t have many alternatives. Only films that no one wants to make come to me. It’s either too risky to take those films or too out of the box only” The actor continues “now, I’m putting a halt to any prep-heavy films since they’re taking a mental toll on me. I don’t mind seeing a health professional if I feel the necessity”

During the conversation, Taapsee also quipped about working with Shahrukh Khan “When it comes to working with him, I’ve tried to turn off the fan girl in me because I believe that if I keep having fan girl feelings, I won’t be able to give my all. I’ll simply be sorry afterwards that I blew that one chance. I try not to think of him as ‘The Shah Rukh Khan’, which is tough for me because he was my introduction to Hindi cinema.”

Srijit Mukherji’s directorial Shabaash Mithu is an Indian Hindi-language biographical sports drama. It covers Mithali’s life’s ups and downs, as well as her moments of glory. The film is set to be released on July 15, 2022.

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