Nushrat Bharucha started her Bollywood career in 2006 with Jai Santoshi Maa. But, she gained popularity only after she starred in Luv Ranjan's Pyaar Ka Punchnama opposite Kartik Aaryan and Divyendu Sharma. Her badass performance in Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety also received tremendous love and appreciation. And of late, the actress has been setting our timelines on fire with her stunning looks from Dream Girl (her next) promotions.
Recently, in an interview with a media daily, she opened up about her struggling days. The actress revealed that she had earlier auditioned for the Oscar-winning movie, Slumdog Millionaire, but was rejected. What has further shocked us is the reason behind her rejection from the movie.
She said that while the makers of the movie were quite impressed with her acting skills, they thought that she was too good looking for the description of a slum-living girl. Later, actress Freida Pinto played the character of Latika.
Back in January, Nushrat also revealed how she struggled to get roles because of her body shape. "I think there were certain aspects of me that people did not like earlier. I did struggle a lot because I was a very petite person and I am very short. There has always been a conventional mould that a heroine needed to fit in. For, example, she needed to be tall, curvy and required to have that X factor. I am realistic enough to understand that in a visual medium, you need to look a certain way. I am wherever I am today because that barrier has now broken and people are caring more about the performances than looks. Audiences have given me a new life because they are now looking at movies differently," she told a media daily.
Meanwhile, on the work front, Nushrat is gearing up for romantic comedy Dream Girl alongside Ayushmann Khurrana which is slated to release on September 13, 2019.
She has two more films in her kitty- Hansal Mehta's social comedy Turram Khan opposite Rajkummar Rao and a romantic film Hurdang alongside Sunny Kaushal and Vijay Verma, directed by Nikhil Nagesh Bhatt.
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