Pankhuri Awasthy will be seen next to Ayushmann khurrana in ‘Subh Mangal Zayda Saavdha’.


Pankhuri Awasthy get features in big screen, says her wait finally paid off. She always wanted to be an actor but it took time to get a break in movie until then she did marketing job in Bengaluru.

“I went for the audition after several levels and the final approval from (filmmaker) Aanand L Rai, I got selected for the project. The entire process went on for almost a month, and apart from being anxious, I was also looking forward to working in the film as the story is quite interesting,” says Pankhuri, who will make her Bollywood debut in the Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan. Pankhuri shares her role is important but restrain from sharing anything about it.

She adds she is happy to have got such film to debut with. And also said, “The story is that of a family settled in Allahabad and they are looking for a suitor for their son. I’m the girl they choose… It’s out that the film is on homosexuality.”

When asked if she desire to make more films to that she quickly answered she don’t want to stick to one medium, if she gets to work on projects having good story then why not. Today if she is offered a good Web show, she will happily do it since as an actor the story, the character matters nothing else,” said the actor, who is also starred in one of the longest run TV series ‘Yeh rishta kya kehlata hai.’

 Pankhuri also reveals she is not comfortable with on screen nudity. “I’m not comfortable,” she says, but is quick to add, “If the story requires it and I know it will be aesthetically shot, then I might do it. But, it can’t be just that.”


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