26 September, 2020

‘It Is Better To Speak Out And Live With A Spine’

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‘It Is Better To Speak Out And Live With A Spine’

Taapsee Pannu is ready to deliver ­another hard-hitting film, Thappad, which tackles domestic violence. In conversation with Giridhar Jha, the feisty actress talks about the movie, her firebrand image and why celebrities should not refrain from speaking out. Excerpts:

It is almost a decade since started your career in films. How do you look back at your journey so far?

It has been a terrific journey for a person who never wanted to act in the first place. I never thought of myself as someone who had anything in her to become an actor. I never fantasised about becoming an actress or was ever in awe of the film world. I just stumbled on it and learnt it through experiments. Now, I am loving it! I have never been addicted to my profession because of its money or glamour. The day I will stop getting the exciting roles which I love doing, I will just pack my bags and walk out of the industry. It is of paramount importance for me to get happiness from what I am doing. Every day I analyse my...



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