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Ananya Pandey wants to work in Quentin Tarantino’s ‘last film’

Ananya Pandey

Ananya Pandey has expressed her desire to work with maverick filmmaker Quentin Tarantino and said that she has to be in his “last film”. The Bollywood actress also said that she wants to work with director Sanjay Leela Bhansali in India. Ananya attended the Red Sea International Film Festival in Jeddah. During an interview with Deadline, she said it was filmmaker Karan Johar’s work that influenced her to become an actor. The video of her interview is on Reddit.

Dressed in an all red ensemble, Ananya was heard saying that “Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham” and “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai” influenced her to become an actor. She said: “It was that big Bollywood film that you know, I grew up recreating and dancing to and singing all the songs and I think he inspired me to be an actress.”

Asked which directors she wanted to work with next, Ananya replied: “There’s an Indian filmmaker called Sanjay Leela Bhansali, I would love to work with him. If I could choose someone globally, I would say… Tarantino. I heard he’s making his last film and I need to be in that 10th film of his somehow.”

On the work front, Ananya was last seen in “Dream Girl 2” with Ayushmann Khurrana. She next has “Kho Gaye Hum Kahaan.”

Bollywood diva Ananya Pandey represented India at the prestigious Red Sea International Film Festival in Jeddah, and said it is a proud moment for her. The festival is known for its celebration of diversity in cinema.  Expressing her gratitude, Ananya shared: “It’s an honour to be part of an esteemed festival such as the Red Sea International Film Festival. Representing India on this platform is a proud moment for me.”

Her participation will surely highlight the growing global influence of Indian cinema and the talent within the industry. Meanwhile, on the work front Ananya has “Kho Gaye Hum Kahan,” “Control,” and “The Untold Story of C Sankaran Nair.”

Meanwhile, Ranveer Singh, who was honoured with the prestigious Yusr Award at the Red Sea International Festival, also received words of high praise from Hollywood star Sharon Stone. “I had the exciting pleasure of meeting Ranveer before we came in here, and what a great guy,” said Stone.  Stone emphasised Ranveer’s lifelong passion for acting, a dream he has cherished since childhood. Stone added: “Ranveer Singh is a world renowned Bollywood star and a style icon. He is the recipient of several awards including 5 Filmfare Awards. Since his breakthrough, as you have seen, he is a master of transformation immersing himself in a myriad of characters that have showcased his exceptional range as an actor.”

She added: “Whether it’s his charismatic and endearing Bitoo Sharma in Band Baaja Baraat, the ferocious and vengeful Khilji in Padmaavat or the buoyant and inspiring rapper Murad in Gully Boy, all of which he won Best Actor for, Ranveer brings life into every role, effortlessly blending into the skin of his characters and leaving his audiences spellbound.”

Indo-Asian News Service

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