Sharmila Tagore On Taking part in A Homosexual Character In Gulmohar: “I Felt A Little Bit Of Apprehension”

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New Delhi:

Veteran star Sharmila Tagore, who returned to appearing after 13 years with Gulmohar, just lately opened up about taking part in a homosexual character within the film. When requested whether or not she was nervous about accepting a task by which her character says, “Sure, I fell in love with a lady. I did not get to pursue it. But it surely occurred.” To this, Sharmila Tagore admitted that she was a “little little bit of apprehension”. Nonetheless, she was shocked by the viewers’s response and the way in which they accepted her position within the film. Chatting with, the actress mentioned, “[I felt] a bit little bit of apprehension, however the way in which they’ve handled it within the script may be very delicate, not in your face. And I have been shocked, actually. The viewers has actually accepted it. They’re okay with it. It is not being underlined, or underscored, or an in-your-face sort of assertion. It is sort of an inside evolution of an individual. So it is at that stage.” 

Sharmila Tagore added, “It has been her resolution all the way in which, regardless of the want of that point was. And her development has been kind of powered by that. In the event you see the movie, you understand what kind of an individual she is. She is related to everyone and he or she nonetheless prioritizes her personal self. There’s nothing improper in that. She’s 76 now, within the movie. So now she desires to be free, mainly.” 

Helmed by Rahul V Chittella, inGulmohar, Sharmila Tagore performs the position of Kusu Batra, a widow, who’s hiding a couple of secret from her household. The film additionally stars Manoj Bajpayee, Simran and Suraj Sharma because the lead.