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Excited to do glamorous role after 'M S Dhoni-the inside story': Kiara Advani

By Rajesh Ahuja New Delhi, Mar 19 (UNI) She impressed cinegoers with her role of a girl-next-door in 'M S Dhoni-the inside story', the biopic on the life of former Indian test captain M S Dhoni.
In her new film 'Machine', Bollywood upcoming actress Kiara Advani will be seen in a glamorous avataar.
Kiara says that after essaying a role based on real life, it was exciting to do a glamorous role in a commercial entertainer like 'Machine '.
''I am excited to be in a glamorous avataar after 'M S Dhoni-the inside story ','' the actress told UNI.
Produced by Abbas and Mastan, who have given to the industry several thrillers over the years, from 'Baazigar' to 'Humraaz' to 'Race', 'Machine ' marks the Bollywood debut of Abbas Barmawala's son Mustafa.
For Kiara, who has grown up on Abbas Mastan films, says working in a film by the director duo is a dream come true.
''When I got a call from the office of Abbas Mastan for 'Machine ', I was completely shocked.
I have grown up on their films since childhood.
I had dreamed that one day I would work with them.
However, I had not imagined that it would happen so soon.
In this sense, getting to work in 'Machine ' is a dream come true,'' she said.
Talking about her role in the film, she said, ''I play the role of Sara, who is a die hard romantic.
At the same time she is quite strong.
I really loved my character in the film.
There are so many shades to it.
I feel that Abbas and Mastan present their women quite well'' Kiara says it was not difficult for her to play the character of Sara.
''Sara is in a lot of ways like I am in real life.
So it was not very difficult for me to get into the skin of the character, ''she said.
She said like all earlier films by Abbas Mastan, 'Machine' is an out and out commercial entertainer.
''Machine has all the ingredients that one would expect in an Abbas Mastan film.
Also, 'Machine ' has a different story, something the audience has not seen before,''she said.
Describing Madhuri Dixit, Sridevi and Kajol as her inspirations in the film industry, Kiara said,''all these actresses have made me want to be an actor.
For me, they are iconic Hindi film heroines.

Yashraj debutants Aadar Jain & Anya Singh visit holy Ajmer Sharif Durgah

New Delhi, Aug 23 (UNI) Debutants Aadar Jain and Anya Singh, the young and talented new actors being launched by Yash Raj Films in the film 'Qaidi Band', paid a visit to the holy Ajmer Sharif dargah while promoting their debut film .


Asha Bhonsle's restaurant wins Best Indian Restaurant award at the British Curry Awards

New Delhi, Aug 23 (UNI) After entertaining audiences with her melodies over the years, veteran Bollywood playback singer Asha Bhonsle has earned another feather in her cap with her restaurant winning the Best Indian Restaurant in NW UK at the British Curry Awards.


Shah Rukh, Salman, Akshay break into Forbes 10 highest paid actors list

New Delhi, Aug 23 (UNI) Bollywood icons Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar form the list of top 10 highest paid actors in the Forbes list that has been topped by "Transformers" actor Mark Wahlberg.


Nice to be honoured for your choices as a person: Tapsee on 'Most Powerful Woman of the Year award'

New Delhi, Aug 23 (UNI) She has established a niche for herself in the film industry with roles of strong women in films like 'Pink', Baby' and 'Naam Shabana'.


Kanyashree Scheme now entering the world of celluloid

Kolkata, Aug 23 (UNI) After wowing the world at the United Nations Public Service Awards in The Hague last June, the Kanyashree Scheme is now entering the world of celluloid.

NFAI acquires 2500 film posters of Indian Cinema

NFAI acquires 2500 film posters of Indian Cinema

Pune, Aug 4 (UNI) In one of the major acquisition in recent times, National Film Archive of India (NFAI), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, has acquired about 2500 film posters of Indian cinema which include the collection about 1500 Hindi film posters, in addition to a number of Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam ones.