Swara Bhaskar stepped into the world of movies as an outsider and had to face a lot of challenges to find her niche. Unabashed and confident, she now effortlessly straddles the domains of commercial and indie cinema. She is openminded, she actually defines ‘cool’, and she is energetic but a little eccentric.
From Tanu weds Manu to Veere de Wedding, her brilliant performance has steal the heart of millions. Excerpts from an interview with this power girl...
Being in Chandigarh, how do you feel?
It's always lovely to be out here. It's always a pleasure to be out in Chandigarh, I have been here before. It's a beautiful and green city. It has a great vibe and great people. It's a part of Punjab, so obviously achaa lagta hai yaha par. The food is the best part, I love Punjabi food. I think Chandigarh is a very aesthetic and organized city.
What do you love about your profession?
I love everything about being an actor – the brilliant dynamic energy of this industry. All the nautanki inside me gets an outlet – and I enjoy the creative process that it entails.
Nepotism exists everywhere in this country. What do you have to say about that?
I don’t want to be judged for being an outsider and star children should not be judged for where they are born.
Since, you are actively involved in a lot of political campaigning, what do you think about Chandigarh's political scenario?
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