Posted: 22 April 2005 at 2:17pm | IP Logged
Pari takes a break, shoots with Hrithik
By: Tushar Joshi April 21, 2005
18 days of shooting in Kulu Manali, Pari (Manini De from Jassi Jaissi
Koi Nahin) is back from the first shooting schedule of Koi Mil Gaya's
sequel, Krrish, with Hrithik Roshan and Priyanka Chopra.
refuses to reveal too much about her character in the film, says, "You
will have to watch the film to know more, but I can say that Honey (her
role) is quite an important character in the film.
She is cute, effervescent and bubbly. In terms of taking the story ahead, she plays an important role."
first schedule on the shoot saw her and Priyanka Chopra (Priya) attend
a summer camp. "We come to this camp where there are lots of adventure
sports happening. Both of us are on a holiday from Singapore."
Apart from shooting in some of the most grueling physical conditions, De did manage to have loads of fun with the unit.
She says, "I was given
such a hearty and warm welcome. They made me feel at home and kept asking me if I needed anything more."
her experience of working with Rakesh Roshan, she said, "I was
definitely nervous before I left for the shoot. Being part of one of
the most awaited movies of the year does unnerve you. But the moment
Rakeshji met me, I knew I would do a good job of the role I was given."
says she learnt a lot working with the unit. "With my television
background, I did know some technical aspects. But I leant a lot about
the shot taking techniques and camera work while on this film."
on the hero of the film, Hrithik Roshan, she said, "You have to work
with him to realise how focused and hardworking he is. Hrithik like his
father; he is a perfectionist. He makes sure everything he does is
given his best."
De reveals that she shared some of the most memorable moments on the sets with her other co-star, Priyanka Chopra.
is a darling. A lot of people don't know that she's an amazing singer.
I am surprised how she hasn't cut her own album yet. She has a huge
chocolate fetish. Her bag was always loaded with different chocolates.
Fortunately, it doesn't show on her."
some of the funny moments that transpired during the shoot, she says,
"I remember sitting in my room watching some C grade movie named Shera
just for fun.
The next day when Hrithik and Priyanka met me,
they asked me if I saw it. We kept asking everyone if they saw the
movie. It was so bad, yet everyone had seen it. We had a good laugh
De will be back in July to shoot for the second
schedule. Till then, she has her hands full with the funny gags of the
Great Indian Comedy Show (Star One) and Jassi (Sony).
asked why she is missing from Jassi these days, she says, "I am very
much a part of the show. Some people asked me if I had quit. It's not
true. The show is now focusing on Jessica, and very soon I will make my