'It gives me an adrenaline rush to follow my passion'
The Free Press Journal|October 01, 2021
Nushrratt Bharuccha shares her elation on being the only Indian actress to bag a nomination at the prestigious Busan Film International Festival for the anthology, Ajeeb Daastaans

Nushrratt Bharuccha is on cloud nine. She is the only Indian actress to bag a nomination for Best Actress at the Asian Contents Awards by Busan Film International Festival. She has been nominated for her performance in the Netflix anthology, Ajeeb Daastaans.

In the anthology, the Pyaar Ka Punchnama actress featured in the section Khilauna, which was directed by Raj Mehta and also featured Abhishek Banerjee. This is the first international nomination for Nushrratt, who recently completed a decade in Bollywood.

Sharing her elation at the nomination, Nushrratt said, “Actors generally take up different kinds of projects for various reasons. But when I did Khilauna in Ajeeb Daastaans with director Raj Mehta and co-star Abhishek Banerjee, it was only for myself and the sheer passion I have for cinema. To be nominated on an international platform like the Busan Film International Festival is a sign of recognition in the global area. I am feeling quite privileged to see my name alongside other talented actors from different countries. It not only gives me an adrenaline rush to follow my passion, but also makes me feel responsible.”

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