Manisha Koirala shares her many looks as Nargis in Sanju, says she has guzzled her soul
Actress Manisha Koirala playing Nargis Dutt in the movie Sanju came with an evaluated role.
To play an archetypal actor it takes months of hard work and dedication. The actress has played the role of Sanjay Dutt’s mother in the movie paving a special place in the hearts of the viewers. A wide range of questions is awaiting replies of the cast members of the movie ‘Sanju’. From Ranbir Kapoor at the lead role to Paresh Rawal who plays Sunil Dutt need to give a knee-jerk reaction the keen questionnaires.
“Many different looks were tried on.. through various photographs and books and documentary.. here are few for you guys… peep into what goes on to create a look..amongst other things we tried many hairstyles.”
While having her word with the PTI the actress told that she has worked till her skin in order to quaff live the original Nargis. “This is new to me. I’ve always been a spontaneous actor. But for Sanju, I did a lot of research on Nargisji. The film focuses on Nargis the doting mother who wanted to protect her son from the truth about her health until his first film was released. Unfortunately, she passed away before her son debut film ‘Rocky’ released. This really broke him,” – said Manisha Koirala.
She said that being stricken with cancer she herself, it was eerie for her to make a comeback in the movie ‘Sanju’. “To live through the pain, trauma, and suffering again… It required a lot of inner strength to play Nargisji. But finally, it was all worth it, because Nargis was such an iconic figure. I’ve tried to capture her essence, the core of her being. Just looking like her, or combing my hair the way she did, is not enough. I had to understand her spirit, her soul. Just how much I’ve succeeded, we will soon know.” – groused the actress.