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“It Is Convenient To Express Your ­Hatred, It’s Scary”

Actor Anushka Sharma opens about her character in 'Jab Harry Met Sejal' and what it takes to be a good actor...

“It Is Convenient To Express Your ­Hatred, It’s Scary”
Photograph by Apoorva Salkade
“It Is Convenient To Express Your ­Hatred, It’s Scary”
outlookindia.com
2017-07-29T11:04:40+05:30

Anushka Sharma is in the middle of promotions for Jab Harry Met Sejal, her third film with Shah Rukh Khan and first with director Imtiaz Ali. Amidst busy schedules and chaotic times, she finds time to talk to Prachi Pinglay-Plumber about love and life.

Imtiaz Ali is known for love stories that are sensitive and modern. This film also looks like one of them.

There’s a lot of depth in his love stories. They’re very real. What you see in his films is likely to be something that you have experienced in your life. The kind of insight he has into a man-woman relationship is very pure, perhaps untapped. You may be seeing it for the first time on screen—the moments that his characters share between each other—and you go, “Yeh dekha toh nahi par aisa hota hai”, I think that is what people relate to the most. His understanding is nuanced and there is depth in its portrayal…There is a philosophy behind things. His characters are flawed and complex, but love...

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