15 May, 2021

Kareena Kapoor

Speaks her mind on the eve of her latest release, Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon (MPKDH)

Kareena Kapoor
You seem really high on MPKDH.
I'm proud to be a Rajshri heroine. How many girls get to act in a Sooraj Barjatya film?

Will we see a new Kareena?
For the first time I play a simple, home-bound, though not unglamorous, character.

Karan Johar says MPKDH will turn you into the legend you aspire to be?
It's a very special film. I hope I win an award for it.

Don't you think your performances have become predictable?
Everyone seems to think I should do something different. But what? And why? My sister did the same things for 10 years till Fiza, Zubeida and Shakti happened to her. I'm just 22! Don't girls my age live life to the fullest?

So what is the problem?
No star can carry a film. The script's the star. Also, there are no big filmmakers in Mumbai today.

Why have you been hiding from the press?
I decided to retreat into my own space. I found my honesty was being misused.

What about the media's Kareena-bashing?
It shocked and devastated...

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