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Pooja on ‘Radhe Shyam’: I love that the female lead’s role…

Published : 17 Aug 2021 07:55 PM | Updated : 18 Aug 2021 12:06 AM

Pooja Hegde has been on a roll with continuous film shoots ever since the lockdown eased slightly with a lineup panning across the country. The Pan-India beauty recently spoke about two of her 7 upcoming films, ‘Cirkus’ and ‘Radhe Shyam.’ 

Talking about how she selects movies not just by script but also by the director, Pooja said in an interview with a leading daily, "If someone like a Rajkumar Hirani, Sanjay Leela Bhansali or SS Rajamouli calls me tomorrow, I’m not going to ask them for a narration; I’ll say yes immediately. In fact, that’s what happened when Rohit Shetty approached me for ‘Cirkus’. I was so excited that I forgot to ask him who the male lead was. Then when I found out it was Ranveer, I was all like, whaaaat!?!"

Speaking about her Pan-India film, ‘Radhe Shyam’, Pooja added, "Radhe Shyam is a period flick with fashion and romance woven into it, and I love that the female lead’s role is phenomenal. It’s something that is really close to my heart, and you are going to see a lot of me in it, as the storyline tracks mine and Prabhas’ journey together."

The ‘Housefull 4’ actress recently wrapped her shoot schedule for ‘Radhe Shyam’ in Hyderabad and headed out to Chennai for the shoot of Beast before heading back to Mumbai. She also surprised everyone with the announcement of her latest film, ‘SSMB28’ alongside Mahesh Babu.

Pooja Hegde has a countrywide lineup of films opposite some of the biggest names of the industry such as the Pan-India film, ‘Radhe Shyam’ opposite Prabhas, ‘Cirkus’ with Ranveer Singh, ‘Bhaijaan’ with Salman Khan, ‘Beast’ with Thalapathy Vijay, ‘Acharyaa’ with Chiranjeevi and Ram Charan, ‘SSMB28’ opposite Mahesh Babu and ‘Most Eligible Bachelor’.    —Mid-Day