Sushmita Sen: 'Aarya' is a celebration of all brave women
Darpan News Desk IANS, 08 Mar, 2022 04:18 PM
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Bollywood actress and former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen recently spoke about how her character from crime-thriller drama 'Aarya' has manifested itself in her conduct throughout her life.
On International Women's Day, she mentioned that having led life as a strong woman gave her the edge to play a character like Aarya.
Talking about presenting an inspiring clutter-free story and how she resonates with her character that breaks gender stereotypes, the actress said, "From becoming the first Indian woman to win the title of Miss Universe at the age of 18 to raising two daughters singlehandedly and entertaining viewers through clutter-breaking stories, I have lived Aarya Sareen through my life."
Calling the experience of working in the series a fulfilling one, she added, "Playing the character in Hotstar Specials' 'Aarya' has been a worthy and inspiring experience showcasing the relationship of a mother and of a woman who can hold the family together despite all odds."
"'Aarya' is a celebration of all of the brave women out there who are breaking the gender biases and conquering the world," she concluded.
Indian content has undergone a sea change in the past few decades where now women are not hired in films or audio - visual content purely based on pretty faces. Instead, its their ability to put up powerful performances that sets the roadmap ahead for a more just society one frame at a time.
Shibani and Farhan, who had been dating since 2018, tied the knot on February 19 in an intimate affair on the outskirts of Mumbai. Born in Pune and raised in Australia and Africa, Shibani acted in Farhan's sister Zoya Akhtar's 2015 film 'Roy', starring Ranbir Kapoor.
The designers kept the thematic essence of the film in mind as well as creating a look that was a modern classic. It took approximately three thousand and four hundred man hours and a team of twenty five master karigars to complete the saree which features delicate handcrafted embroideries referenced from archival Edwardian and French Lace Shawls.
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