When Kamal helped Shruti get scarred! (Movie Snippets)

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Veteran actor Kamal Haasan, who has experimented with his looks in films like “Chachi 420” and “Hey Ram”, gave his inputs on his daughter Shruti’s look

for “D-Day”, in which she sports a distinct scar.

In “D-Day”, directed by Nikhil Advani, Shruti plays Suraiya, a prostitute.

As part of the character’s look, Shruti required to have a scar on her face, and her father is said to have helped her get it right.

“The story of the scar dates back to Suraiya’s past, when she entered the world of sex trade at 16. She was given this scar when her face was cut open by a pimp,” said a source close to the film.

Shruti’s father gave his inputs on the look of the scar. The father-daughter duo was very involved in developing her look, including deciding the right colour of the scar, its depth, how it would look as it ages et al.

The scar, as seen in the recently launched trailer of the movie, looks as good as real.

“D-Day” also features actors like Rishi Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Irrfan, Aakash Dahiya, Huma Qureshi, Chandan Roy Sanyal and Sree Swara Dubey.

Co-produced by DAR Motion Pictures and EMMAY Entertainment Pvt. Ltd, the movie is slated to release July 19.


Not just about lead roles: Sophie Choudry

Singer-actress Sophie Choudry, who is yet to play a lead part in a movie, says it is more important for her to be in “interesting” films.

“It is not about lead roles. It is about being part of interesting films and projects where you play a part which people won’t forget. Even if it is a small role, it must be interesting,” Sophie told IANS.

Sophie said she is still remembered for her part as Baby Girl Vol.3 in the 2006 film “Pyaar Ke Side Effects”.

“I wanted to do stuff which was different. I feel the whole trend of different films started with ‘Pyaar Ke Side Effects’ and ‘Khosla Ka Ghosla’. I was proud to be part of that. Till date, people remember me as Baby Girl Vol.3,” she added.

For now, Sophie is happy singing. She lent her voice to the song “It’s all about tonight” from Preity Zinta’s “Ishkq in Paris”.


Sangeeth Sivan experience’s career ‘high point’

Director Sangeeth Sivan, who has been in the Indian film industry since 1990, says it was a “high point” in his career to direct the Deol trio – Dharmendra, Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol for “Yamla Pagla Deewana 2”.

“Working with Dharamji, Sunny and Bobby has been an experience that I will treasure forever. Definitely a high point in my career. Thank you,” Sivan posted on his Twitter page.

“Yamla Pagla Deewana 2”, a sequel to the 2010 comedy film “Yamla Pagla Deewana”, releases June 7.

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