Mumbai, Feb 18 | Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who will next be seen in the heroine-centric horror film “Durgavati”, notes how this is the first time in her career that she will carry an the entire film on her shoulders. She adds that she doesnt feel much pressure about the fact.
“I am shooting for ‘Durgavati’ in Bhopal. It’s a very new narrative and a new story for me. I am carrying the entire film on my shoulders for the first time and really amazing people are associated with this film, so it’s going really well,” said Bhumi, while interacting with the media at fashion photographer Dabboo Ratnani’s 2020 calendar launch.
Does she feel any extra pressure considering the film banks entirely on her? “There is always a pressure when you shoot a film because you try to give a better performance than your previous ones,” she replied.
“Durgavati” is a horror thriller film directed by G. Ashok, based on his own 2018 Telugu film “Bhaagamathie”. Bhumi stars as an IAS officer, a role essayed by Anushka Shetty in the original version.
The film is produced by Akshay Kumar, Bhushan Kumar, and Vikram Malhotra.
Bhumi will next be seen in “Bhoot Part One: The Haunted Ship” which is also a horror thriller. The film is directed by Bhanu Pratap Singh and stars Vicky Kaushal. It is scheduled to release on February 21.
Bangalore, April 02, 2020 : The nationwide lockdown to combat Coronavirus outbreak in the country has led to severe difficulties for the poor and homeless people. In an effort to help the needy, Greenwood High International School, has come forward to do their bit to the cause. The school have undertaken the initiative to prepare food for 300 underprivileged families every day and distribute in and around Sarjapur area with the help of Sarjapur police station. This would be a continuous support from the school authority towards the needy people until the lockdown ends. While distributing the food, the school authority also followed the social distancing norms and ensured that necessary precautionary measures like masks and gloves were used in the entire process to provide clean and hygienic food to the people.
Speaking on this initiative, Ms. Niru Agarwal, Trustee, Greenwood High said: “As much as we believe in inculcating the values of benevolence and philanthropy among our students, we practise these ourselves too. Greenwood High has always been compassionate to help those in need and we continue to do so. We are mindful of contributing to the society in multiple ways and are proud to leverage our sources towards such an important cause. Several NGOs, individuals and businesses are pitching in to help the citizens and government through various initiatives with the hope that humanity would survive these dreadful times of coronavirus onslaught. We believe that only by active collaboration between all the members of the society, we will be able to overcome the impact of this pandemic.”