The film industry always comes forward to celebrate festivals, it never shows any discrimination in celebrating festivals of any religion. People from Bollywood never shy away from celebrating festivals and as this is the time of Durga Puja, they are in a festive mood already. Celebrities are reaching to Durga mandap for the worship of the goddess. Among all, Bollywood actress Kajol is one.
Kajol visited the Durga mandap on Sunday. She spotted donning a green and yellow cotton sari, paired up with a white blouse. She tied her hair in a simple low bun and was looking every bit a Bengali lady. Pictures and videos of her attending the puja are surfacing online. In a picture, she poses for the shutterbugs with the Durga statue in the background. In another video, the actress is seen offering the aarti and sharing the diya with others. Her cousin Sharbani Mukherji, former Bollywood actor accompanied her.
Talking about her work front, Kajol’s recent release is film Helicopter Eela in which she is playing a single mother who dominates all aspects of the life of her college-going son. OnceOnce speaking about her character Eela, Kajol said, “I liked the script honestly, liked the lines, everything. I like my character of Ela (a single mother), I identify with many of her things.”
Kajol gives credit to be in the industry to the director of her first film. She on learning things with every film said, “I learnt so much on that film. Rahul(Bekhudi director) uncle was one of the best teachers in that aspect as far as the nuances were concerned. It was one of the first films in which I worked with screenwriter and fashion photographer Gautam Rajadhyaksha and make-up artiste Mickey Contractor, they were amazing with me.”
Also, Pradeep Sarkar, the filmmaker told to media, “I was offered the script around four months ago. It took me a while to understand the Gujarati tone but eventually, I fell in love with this extremely emotional story which boasts of some really strong characters and there’s a chance of people getting really close to them.”
“I am getting involved in the dialogue and character-building as there are a few insights that I want to incorporate to make the film more endearing. This is not like Parineeta, where everything was detailed, this is more free-flowing, a character and music driven film,” the filmmaker said.