Swara Bhaskar said, "Largely speaking, commercial Hindi cinema was stuck to heroines who were very good, virtuous and angelic. Now in the latest set of films, you see characters like Tanu in Tanu Weds Manu or Zoya from Raanjhanaa. They are dark or grey characters"
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"I feel that my career is well balanced in terms of doing big budget commercial films or content-driven small budget movies. I have done TV shows like Samvidhaan and Rangoli," said Swara Bhaskar
"I remember the first year when I came to Mumbai. There were directors who actually said to me that, 'You are not actress material. You are not heroine material.' I remember other people, who said, 'You are too intelligent looking'," the actress added
"I got to do a lot of good scenes. Most of my scenes are with Salman sir, so I enjoyed a lot while shooting the film," she said. Swara, who has been part of successful films like Tanu Weds Manu, Tanu Weds Manu Returns and Raanjhanaa, said: "My character is very well-written"
The actress was appreciated for her performance in Tanu Weds Manu and Raanjhanaa among others
In a short time, Swara Bhaskar has carved a niche for herself with films like Madholal Keep Walking and Tanu Weds Manu. The actress says that she enjoys doing movies that let her display her acting skills, but at the same time she admits importance of banners for better visibility
Swara Bhaskar is on a roll since her brilliant performance in hit movie Raanjhanaa and with three films - two comedies and a horror - in her kitty.
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