The Indian actress, who performed a terrific supporting function in Rocky Aur Ranii Ki Prem Kahaani, discusses her journey to this point
ALTHOUGH she had already delivered profitable performances in drama serials Untag, Dhhai Kilo Prem and Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala, 2023 has been a turning level for Anjali Anand.
The versatile Indian actress performed a terrific supporting function within the worldwide hit Bollywood movie Rocky Aur Ranii Ki Prem Kahaani and appeared within the standard actuality TV present Khatron Ke Khiladi. She has additionally change into a optimistic function mannequin for physique confidence and has the sort of relatability that many onscreen don’t have. This has led to a fast-growing fan base and made her one to observe.
The rising star is wanting ahead to taking over extra challenges and mentioned her journey to this point with Japanese Eye. She additionally revealed her appearing hero, passions away from work and dream function.
What first related you to appearing?
Ever since I’ve identified who I’m or the world, I’ve identified that I’ve to carry out someplace or the opposite. It was by no means a choice that was taken on a selected day or an occasion. I don’t have any concept when this thought got here, nevertheless it was at all times there. I used to be at all times performing at school and school, the place I realised that I at all times needed to carry out.
Which of your roles have given you the best pleasure?
All of the roles that I’ve performed have given me pleasure. From the primary a part of enjoying Shikha on Untag, to enjoying Dipika in Dhai Kilo Prem and Pretty in Kulfi, each function was so completely different and distinct. I did issues that sparked pleasure in me and that’s the factor I at all times do in my life.
How was the expertise of engaged on Rocky Aur Ranii Ki Prem Kahaani?
The expertise of engaged on Rocky Aur Raani Ki Prem Kahaani was surreal. It was a dream come true, like a primary step in the direction of my goals. I couldn’t have requested for a greater starting than this. I’m grateful that I obtained an opportunity to work with so many legends, not solely on-screen however off-screen as nicely.
What can we anticipate subsequent from you?
Hopefully, an element that doesn’t require physique construction to be particular. Whichever roles I’ve performed earlier than they weren’t physique particular, they had been simply characters. They need to not take me for a way my physique appears however they need to take me for the way in which I act. I’m solely on the lookout for alternatives like this. I’m open to exploring extra of what I can do, and one thing completely different.
Do you have got a dream function?
I’ve so many dream roles, however they’re very twisted as a result of I need to be Chandni, but in addition need to be Rohit. I need to be each character from the film. I additionally need to be Devdas, Paro and Chandramukhi within the Devdas film. I simply desire a good half to showcase my expertise and calibre.
What was the expertise of collaborating in Khatron Ke Khiladi?
The expertise of collaborating in Khatron Ke Khiladi was very fascinating. It’s a really completely different world of actuality TV that I explored for the primary time. I’m not certain if I might be exploring it additional however by no means say no. I wasn’t warming as much as your complete really feel of the present. I’ve at all times been on set as a personality, so didn’t know be myself in entrance of the digicam.
Have you ever change into extra fearless after the present?
I used to be at all times fearless, however I’m extra snug in water now. Now I do know what my physique is able to and the way a lot I can go and push myself. (Laughs) It doesn’t imply I’ll go in a cage with a cheetah or a crocodile.
For those who might grasp one thing new, what wouldn’t it be?
I might need to be taught as many dance kinds as potential and devices. I need to have the ability to do stunts and be prepared for no matter is requested.
Who’s your appearing hero?
I utterly admire, love, respect and reside for Shah Rukh Khan. I don’t know if I can depend him as every other actor within the trade, world or wherever. As a result of I feel that man is above anything for me. There are such a lot of legends and if I see anybody enjoying any function and if I like that, I’ll need to try this. If I see somebody do one thing wonderful, even when it’s one half, for that in the future that individual might be my appearing hero.
What are your large passions away from work?
I actually love occurring lengthy drives. It’s my largest ardour. I can drive for hours and hours at a time because it makes me comfortable. Appearing contains dancing and performing, however aside from that I additionally love to listen to reside music as a lot as potential.
What do you get pleasure from watching?
As an viewers, I get pleasure from watching every thing. There’s nothing that I don’t get pleasure from. I by no means use the phrase bored. I like watching actuality exhibits, every kind of flicks and exhibits.
Why do you like being an actress?
I really feel probably the most alive and myself when I’m enjoying an element. When I’m not enjoying an element, I don’t know what to do. That’s when I’ve to really act. I’m so vulnerable when I’m enjoying an element. I don’t know to be anybody else.