Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Huma Qureshi to star in ‘Ishqiya’ sequel

‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ actress Huma Qureshi has bagged Vishal Bharadwaj’s ‘Ishqiya’ sequel titled, ‘Dekh Ishqiya’. Huma is thrilled to offered the film and she said that she never even dreamt that she will be part of the movie`s sequel one day.

Huma confirmed her presence in the film, "Yes, but there will be an (official) announcement. I am glad because it will be a fantastic film."
"It is an Abhishek Chaubey film as well. I was so thrilled. I remember watching `Ishqiya`, it was amazing. I didn`t even dream of the fact that I will get an opportunity to be part for the sequel. It is really amazing," she said.
Huma has replaced Kangna Ranaut to be a part of the movie.
Asked when she will start shooting for "Dedh Ishqiya", Huma said: "There is so much of speculation going on right now; so I don`t want to say anything."
Huma will be next seen in Emraan Hashmi starrer, ‘Ek Thi Dayaan’. The actress has a bold scene in the movie.
Huma admits that "there is a sense of pride, but not arrogance because there is a lot to do and a lot to learn".
"I think working with Ekta Kapoor and Vishal Bhardwaj would be on the list of every actor. I feel blessed that as a newcomer, I am working with both of them. It is really special," the 26-year-old said.

"Vishal is really one of a kind in the country right now and Ekta has completely taken over the whole place. To be a woman and to be able to pull that off, hats off to her. She is a fantastic producer."

It is overwhelming for Huma that such filmmakers want to work with her.

"I don`t have the mental capacity to do any more work. It`s a good time. I am reading good scripts, people are pushing very interesting concepts and ideas. It is really overwhelming that such cool filmmakers want to work with me. Like I said, these are on the wish list of every actor. I only pray that I am able to do justice to whatever work that comes my way."

The original film featured Vidya Balan, Naseeruddin Shah and Arshad Warsi in the pivotal role.

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