Lara Dutta breaks silence on similar roles being offered and what made her take a break from acting

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Published by Shafali Nagar on 24 Jan 2022

Recently, Lara Dutta revealed the reason why she took a break from acting, and definitely, it has nothing to do with Lara’s personal life.

While talking to PTI, Lara said she had gotten a bit jaded by the time she reached her early 30s. According to Lara, the industry was in a different space back then, and you were cast because a glamorous actress had to be cast in a film. Also, Lara mentioned she got tired of playing the role of hero’s girlfriend or wife.

Lara Dutta continued, “It gave me more to do than being someone’s wife or girlfriend, and I left my mark by doing comic films that were successful and popular. That became my sweet spot and gave me the opportunity to do more than a pretty glamorous heroine on screen.”

The actress concluded when she had her daughter in her early 30s, she had gotten jaded and tired of that, and it was important and refreshing to take that step away. According to the actress, she did not much work in the last 18 months, more than she has done in the last six years put together, and it has been an incredibly liberating time as an artist to be able to play these diverse characters on the big screen.

Meanwhile, Lara Dutta took a sabbatical from her acting career, and many assumed that the actress got Mahesh Bhupathi and decided to focus more on her family.

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