Taapsee Pannu has revealed in an interview that the Haseen Dillruba director Vinil Mathew had once dumped her for a commercial ad role.
Taapsee has been open about the fact that she was not the first choice for her upcoming movie Haseen Dillruba. The movie hit screens on Netflix this Friday.
What Did Vinil Mathew Say?
In an interview, Vinil Mathew tried to explain the interviewer that renowned screenwriter Kanika Dhillon wrote the script of Haseen Dillruba after working with Taapsee Pannu in Manmarziyaan.
Because of the similarities between the two stories, it was assumed that Taapsee would not be comfortable doing Haseen Dillruba now.
Taapsee Reveals The Story
But the actress intervened saying in an interview with The Quint, “Nahi, nahi, ek aur reason ho sakta hai, abhi mujhe yaad aaya (No, there could be another reason, I just remembered).” Vinil seemed to catch up too. He put his hand to his face and said, “Hey bhagwan (O God).”
Taapsee went on to say, “You’ve got it right, Vinil. Ek aur reason ho sakta hai (The other reason could be) Vinil had already rejected me for an ad before. I had auditioned for an ad…”
Bold Scenes In Haseen Dillruba
Harshvardhan Rane has opened up about the ‘sexual tension’ between his character and Taapsee Pannu’s character in Haseen Dillruba. He said that it was ‘written and designed in a certain way’.
He also admitted that he was ‘scared’ about his bold scenes with Taapsee, but she made it easy and comfortable for him to shoot them.
Taapsee said, “I was very worried, it would look like this girl is extremely desperate. I knew that both the guys in the film are like this ‘mr goody two shoes’, very docile, very sweet. But with the kind of chemistry I’m required to have with the both of them, I think I’ll have to take the initiative. So I was the one going out there and making sure that they don’t feel that something is going awkward with me…”