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Fatima Sana Shaikh to Don a saree on screen for the first time

In the recent times, Fatima Sana Shaikh has been seen wearing a saree at events and festivals and the actress undoubtedly has stunned in the ethnic attire.

Earlier, the picture from the sets of Anurag Basu’s next was leaked featuring Fatima donning a brown saree which left the fans intrigued and excited to see the actress donning a saree on screen for the first time.

Fatima Sana Shaikh looked enticing in a coral pink saree as she attended an event in the city. The actress is looking breathtakingly beautiful as she pulled off saree with ease.

At the event, The actress wore an embellished sari and teamed it with a sleeveless blouse, which was adorned with meticulous accents. The pallu of the sari featured a metallic touch and was accentuated by intricate ruffled accents. To accessorize her look she paired it with chic earrings and a delicate ring keeping it minimal and classy. The makeup was light and refreshing and highlighted by a glossy pink lip shade and impeccable kohl. The side-swept tresses completed her traditional look.

In the actresses last outings, Fatima was seen wearing sports apparel and warrior attire.

Fatima Sana Shaikh made her big debut with the record-breaking film Dangal, in which she was essaying the role of wrestler Geeta Phogat.

With just her first 2 films, Fatima Sana Shaikh has the opportunity of the kind of reach that no other newcomer got so early on in his/her career.

Fatima Sana Shaikh will be seen sharing the screen with Rajkummar Rao in Anurag Basu’s next for which the actress finished the first schedule in Bhopal.

 

Fatima Sana Shaikh shared her life experiences for her next film

Fatima Sana Shaikh who is currently busy shooting for her next with Anurag Basu has penned down her life experiences to essay the role.

The actress had to really delve within herself to understand her character. Keeping in sync with the film’s storyline Fatima was asked by the film’s team to share her personal life experiences and private moments too to essay the role.

Being a Mumbaikar Fatima has a lot of love and passion for the city and has experienced a spectrum of phases in her life. Fatima who loves capturing images of her experiences through traveling. Anurag Basu’s untitled film’s production asked Fatima to share her experiences as a woman, who interacts with a variety of people both at the professional and personal level which will be used in the film to add a more realistic touch in specific scenes.

Fatima who is a huge fan of Anurag Basu’s films is really excited to work with the Director for his art of direction and Rajkumar Rao for his critically acclaimed roles and to be a part of a film which is an apt portrayal of characters of the people living a metro lifestyle.

The actress who left us spellbound with her hard-hitting performance in Aamir Khan starrer Dangal and Thugs of Hindostan will now be seen in a never before seen avatar which is a variation in her career in Anurag Basu’s next.

Bhushan Kumar produces Anurag Basu’s next

After working together on Anurag Basu’s previous films as a music label, Bhushan Kumar has joined hands with the director for a yet to be titled film.  The multi-starrer film is an action comedy that is about unavoidable jeopardies of life! The film has four different stories set in a quintessential Indian metro. It is a slice of life film with stories intersecting with each other with drama and emotion.

The producer – director duo have already signed Abhishek Bachchan, Rajkummar Rao, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sanya Malhotra & Pankaj Tripathi. Anurag has already shot major sequences with Abhishek in Mumbai and Kolkata last year.  The director was busy shooting with Rajkummar and Fatima in Bhopal recently.

The signed actors will soon start for their respective portions while Bhushan Kumar and Anurag Basu are yet to sign few more actors to join the ensemble. The character and roles of the actors are still under wraps, but what is heard of is that every actor has a chance to explore something they haven’t tried before.

This gesture of Ranbir Kapoor influenced me for my career in Bollywood : Anchal Singh

Anchal Singh, a very well known face from the arena of entertainment, says that it was Ranbir Kapoor who made her realise she is meant to be in Bollywood, while they were shooting a commercial for a well known brand.

It so happened that between shots, I approached Ranbir to click selfie, to which he happily agreed inspite of he wasn’t agreeing with anyone else on the set, because of his look. Not only that he appreciated my acting skills which Anchal says, “It was one of a lifetime experience to be appreciated by a star like Ranbir. This experience changed my thoughts and convinced me that I have a long way to go in Bollywood.”

Having being worked with over 350 plus commercials and big name in Bollywood personalities like Priyanka Chopra, Sonakshi Sinha, Hrithik Roshan, Ranbir Kapoor, Shilpa Shetty, Hema Malini to name a few and directors like Anurag Basu and Prabhudeva, she did her first Sri Lankan movie ‘Sri Siddhartha Gautama’ where she played the role of Princess Yashodhara, leading her to be congratulated by His Excellency, Mahindra Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka after her ground breaking performance in the movie. Post that she was starred in another Sri Lankan movie ‘Akarsha’.

Post her movie break; she galloped her foot into the south with the movie ‘Dhilluku Dhuddhu’ directed by Rambala. She now is making her Punjabi debut with the film ‘PunjKhaab’ directed by Gurcharan Singh where she will be taking the audiences through the various types of societal stereotypes and stigmas which are still prevalent in Punjab. She also makes her Tollywood debut soon.
She not only is an establishing actress, but also a renowned Clairvoyant and a Tarot card reader. Her interests also lie in interior styling. For the multi-talented and fun loving person that Anchal is, sky is the limit!