Anushka Sharma opens up on the advice she got while producing NH10, Paatal Lok and we are glad she didn’t follow it

Tyler Hromadka

Actor-producer Anushka Sharma’s journey as a super successful producer began when she delivered the clutter-breaking NH10. On the sixth anniversary of the cult hit, Anushka says she is proud that she is considered a force to be reckoned with now who is always striving to change the narrative for content in India. “I was told by many that I should concentrate on my film career and not get distracted by production. Today, I can’t imagine myself without NH10, Pari, Phillauri, Bulbbul, Paatal Lok and the exciting projects that lie ahead. The journey started with NH10 and while it started with a bang, I can tell you that I was a clueless producer,” says Anushka, who is the first female actor-producer of Bollywood and has paved the path for many others to follow. Also Read – Anushka Sharma celebrates 2 months of Vamika’s birth and being a mother — view pic

She adds, “I was young, I had to really take time out to understand the ropes of production and I’m thankful that I had my brother Karnesh (Ssharma) who shared my vision and passion of giving clutter-breaking content to audiences. I had a head full of dreams and my brother really fanned my thoughts and brought his strong content sensibilities to the fore. We were and are a great team.” Also Read – Kareena Kapoor Khan, Anushka Sharma, Rahul Vaidya and other celebs’ pictures have been the talk of the town today

Anushka was just 25 when she decided to shape the content landscape in India. The Bollywood star says, “I’m glad I took the punt at 25 and if I have been able to change the discourse of being a female producer in town who is always looking to be disruptive, I consider myself fortunate. I have always felt a responsibility to stand for good content and deliver fresh entertainment to audiences. NH10 was our attempt to break-away from stereotyped cinema, stereotyped films with women protagonists, and wow audiences.” Also Read – Women’s Day 2021: ‘I will not allow women to be depicted regressively,’ says actress and producer Anushka Sharma

Anushka reckons NH10 to be a film that has had several deep impacts in Bollywood. She says, “NH10 was a necessary film to shake things up for women actresses. NH10 showed how a woman can fight to survive, can stand up for herself. I’m glad I became a producer with an important film in our cinematic history.”

Anushka adds, “I’m glad that I chose to be an actor-producer and I’m lucky that I was successful doing both. It definitely helped in showing our industry that actresses are not unidimensional. It was an important step to change the narrative in our industry.”

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