Ananya Panday On Working With Deepika Padukone

It’s been few weeks since trailer for Gehraiyaan have been released starring Deepika Padukone, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Ananya Panday and Dhairya Karwa. The movie trailer was intriguing as it speaks about complex relationships and since then it has been viral in conversations on the internet. The movie is directed and written by Shakun Batra and produced by Karan Johar.

Recently Ananya opened up about working with experienced people like Deepika Padukone, Shakun Batra and Siddhant. Ananya is new to the industry and has done just 3 films yet. She said that she did not feel indifferent on set and everyone worked together like a family.

She said that initially it was not easy to settle on sets of the movie because co-actors had very strong body of work. But later she felt that working on Gehraiyaan helped her to build a strong character and it helped in her performance.

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Ananya Panday said that no one on the set made her feel like she was new to the industry. The work experience she gained while working on the film would help her in the future.


She also spoke very high about Shakun Batra and expressed her will to work with him on more projects in future.

Ananya said, “Shakun is a dream director for me. I’m a huge fan of his previous work and I was hoping and praying for a chance to work with him. I was drawn to how real, grey and complex the characters were. It was all in the writing for me — everything felt so honest and natural. I felt there was a lot I could borrow of myself for the part.” Further, talking about working with Deepika, Siddhant, Ananya said, “If I’ve learned anything, it’s that acting is a lot of reacting. So, on the contrary, it’s always a blessing to have stronger performances opposite you to feed. The whole team was working in synergy, and we were like a family where no one made me feel like I was new in any way.”

Ananya received a lot of love from the industry as well as her friends and fans when the Gehraiyaan teaser came out. The film is a complex relationship drama that also stars Dhairya Karwa, Naseeruddin Shah and Rajat Kapur. It is backed by Dharma Productions and will release on Amazon Prime Video on February 11, 2022.

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