31 October, 2020

Tannishtha Chatterjee

The actress on her latest film, Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain and her acting career

Tannishtha Chatterjee

Tell us about Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain.

It is an important story set in contemporary times. It shows the aftermath of human greed and negligence. It’s a critical look on extreme capitalism where everything is compromised to maximise profit.

Do you think Warren Anderson’s recent death makes for the right timing for the movie, originally slated for 2010?

I don’t think the film’s release is an opportunistic venture. I think we talk about a forgotten chapter in history and remind ourselves of the reasons why it happened.

You switch between Hollywood and Bollywood. How do you adapt?

I am an actor. It’s easy.

London or Mumbai?

I have moved back to Mumbai. So the choice is clear.

Your dream role and director?

The list is really, really long.

Your intimacy with Brett Lee in UnIndian is much talked about.

Really? Who is talking about...



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