Actress Sonam Kapoor says she never takes herself seriously and that is why her comments are often misinterpreted.
"I don't take myself seriously. Critics often criticise me personally and my films. Media sometimes misinterpret my statement but I have always taken them positively. Rather, I find them too amusing. I say something about somebody on some context. I never intend to land in a controversy," said Sonam, who was in the Capital to launch film-critic Anna MM Vetticad's book "The Adventures of an Intrepid Film Critc".
Sonam, 27, who is the daughter of actor Anil Kapoor, started her career five years ago with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Saawariya" opposite Ranbir Kapoor.
The film did not do well at the box-office but Sonam says she did not regret her decision.
"I remember how my debut film was criticised by the media. There were reports saying that I should not have done this film (Saawariya) as a newcomer. But I have no regrets about it. I did the film because it was based on Fyodor Dostoevsky's 'White Nights', which is one of my favourite short stories. Moreover, I had my childhood friend Ranbir as my co-star and renowned director Sanjay Leela Bhansali making it. I was very excited, so it was not a tough call for me," she said.
Asked about the importance of critics in her life, Sonam said they play an important part to better herself as an actress.
"I honestly feel we need each other. At the end you need a referee to judge your performance. You need a perspective which might be different from yours. You need the review to better yourself but that does not mean a critc should be too personal to judge a film," she added.
Sonam will be seen again with Abhay Deol in "Raanjhnaa" after "Aisha" and has denied the rumours that she has problem with the actor.
"If things were not good between Abhay and I then I would not have worked with him again. He is a good co-star and I love him," she said.
The film is being made by "Tanu Weds Manu" director Anand L Rai. She will also be seen in Milkha Singh's biopic "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" opposite Farhan Akhtar.
Tag : #Sonam Kapoor
Mumbai: Actor Varun Dhawan, who followed up the success of his debut film \'Student Of The Year\' (SOTY) with comic entertainer \'Main Tera Hero\' and will now be seen in a romantic film \'Hump...
New Delhi: Priyanka Chopra thought of having a Q&A session with her fans last night and asked her fans to put up any question they wanted her to answer on the open forum. Little did she know, t...
Kolkata: After two back-to-back hits, Varun Dhawan is looking forward to his forthcoming 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' and says the movie is a modern-day version of the 1995 cult film 'Dilwale Du...
New Delhi: Popular TV anchor Manish Paul, who has replaced Drashti Dhami on \'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7\', says his comeback on the show has not affected his friendship with the \'Madhubala\' actres...
Mumbai: Bollywood actor Purab Kohli is the second contestant to be ousted from the celebrity dance reality show \'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa\' season seven. The \'Rock On!\' star said he was not expec...
from Hindustan Times
Based in London, the film is about the confusion caused due to three identical people Ashok (Saif Ali), Kumar (Riteish Deshmukh) and Mamaji (Ram Kapoor).
Mumbai: There has been much speculation about Bipasha Basu's constant absence from the promotions of 'Humshakals'. Directed by Sajid Khan, the film which stars Saif Ali Khan, Riteish Deshmukh, Ram Kap...