In the recent Sonam Kapoor– Abhay Deol starrer Aisha, the one actress who stole the show was Amrita Puri. As the typical ‘behenji from Bahadurgarh’, Amrita hit all the right notes and delivered a superb performance.
The pretty actress was recently live on Bollywood Hungama’s video chat and for all of you who missed the action, here are the excerpts:
Amrita Puri: Hi guys how you all doin?
Amrita Puri: hi….
Amrita Puri: how are you?
honeyy: wht r ur upcoming projects amrita?
Amrita Puri: as of now there is nothing … i am enjoyn the post Aisha success but as of now nothing else… so nothing that i can tell you as of now
honeyy: amrita u r looking very gorgeous?
Amrita Puri: thank you very much honeyy
sohail: hi amrita any relation with puris family
Amrita Puri: which puris family… there are a lot of them
Amrita Puri: no filmi connection what so ever i am the first filmi person in my family
Amrita Puri: I’ve no filmi connection what so ever i am the first filmi person in my family
JAY..RAJ..: HEY AMRITA HI FROM UR BIG FAN….
Amrita Puri: hello back my big fan jay raj
diyaaaa: u will rock in aisha amrita
Amrita Puri: thank you but will rock or did rock?
honeyy: wht r ur vital stats amrita?
Amrita Puri: honey what are yours?
suptido: how did you get into movies?
Amrita Puri: well i was wrkn in an ad agency as a copy writer bt i always wanted to be an actor so i wuit and did ads while auditioning for films… and i landed Aisha… but it was long journey to get there… i did have to struggle quite a bit
diyaaaa: u did rockkkkkkkkkkkkkkk
Amrita Puri: thank you
Sandie_USA: Hey amrita, where do you originally hail from?
Amrita Puri: i am a bombay girl very much born and brought up here
kashif: which one is your next movie because i love your work in Aisha
Amrita Puri: thank u so much… as of now there is nothing to talk about bt when there
is i will give u guys an update for sure
diyaaaa: nice dress amrita wowww
Amrita Puri: thank u
Amrita Puri: enjoyn my cup o coffee
Amrita Puri: i am happy that i am getting to live my dream
sohail: any plans coming newzeland
Amrita Puri: new zealand no not right now… but i saw IHLS and heard from sonam that its great and the place is gorgeous
JAY..RAJ..: TANX FOR HELLO AMRITA…..ITS WOW MOVEMENT FOR ME….YYUUPPPYYY
Amrita Puri: hi again jay ray if that made u happy
son pari: amrita wht is ur star?????????
Amrita Puri: i am a leo
honeyy: u r looking like an angel in this dress.
Amrita Puri: thank u honeyy
Amrita Puri: honeyy are u a guy ora girl?
suptido: Nice! A great example of following your dream!
Amrita Puri: thank u suptido
ARZOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO: HEY AMRITA GREAT WORK IN AISHA…..BEST OF LUCK FOR NEXT PROJECT OF URS
Amrita Puri: thank u so much
Davy Jones: In the movie was Sonam a great support for you ? …. She is such a talented actress
Amrita Puri: i am happy that i am getting to live my dream
Sandie_USA: Amrita, would you mind giving a shout out to The Ann Foundation – a charity for the blind in India
Amrita Puri: and a big shout out for the Anne Foundation… i really appreciate ppl who take out time to do social wrk
raj310: hey your favourtie actor? my fav is akshay kumar. do you like him ?
Amrita Puri: i do like akshay kumar i think he is gr8 on screen bt my fav would be nasseeruddin shah and robert deniro
harsh: how was Rhea as a producer…i remeber she was very cool..she was in my school??
Amrita Puri: is it … reha is quite a cool cat
sohail: i like ur hairstyle
Amrita Puri: thank u sohail… i thought i was havin a bad hair day
Amrita Puri: the experience of Aisha was great i got to learn a lot i think i will go into my next more experienced thanks to Aisha
suptido: Sobo girl or from the burbs Amrita?
Amrita Puri: aahh… sobo girl
son pari: do u like to work wid srk?????
Amrita Puri: yeah sure who wouldnt?
suptido: Are you open to endorsements?
Amrita Puri: yes isnt every body?
suptido: who was the casting director for aisha?
Amrita Puri: amita saigal who is my mentor and godmother
waiting_Eyes: UR FAV PLACE
Amrita Puri: i have a lot of travel destinations that i enjoy … bt i am goin to singapore to visit my bro… i love goin there to see them
waiting_Eyes: AMRITA WHTS DO LIKE IN FOOD ?
Amrita Puri: i love anything sweet… i have a sweet tooth so chocolates, chips, cakes bt i am a sucker for italian and sushi
Sandie_USA: Thank you Amrita The Ann Foundation appreciates your support for our very important work
Amrita Puri: your most welcome anytime
Salman: do u like sallu
Amrita Puri: i think he has been around forever and has managed to entertain every one so hats off to him
suptido: Managed by any celebrity management agency?
Amrita Puri: no suptido none what so ever
Davy Jones: amrita please say hi to davy jones….
Amrita Puri: Davy Jones… hey davy wassu?
Salman: hw was ur experince as acting in aisha
Amrita Puri: the experience was great i got to learn a lot i think i will go into my next more experienced thanks to Aisha
harsh: hey u look reaaly good onscreen…better than sonam…are u dating any guy??
Amrita Puri: am i dating anybody thats not a question i really want to answer on a live chat
JAY..RAJ..: UR FAV SONG OF AISHA…? MY FAV IS “SHAM”
Amrita Puri: yeah i love SHAM i think everyone in the cast was obscessed with it at some point of time, bt being a punjabi i loved meethi meethi bol
waiting_Eyes: AMRITA UR FAV MOVIE AND SONG
Amrita Puri: fav movie there are so many bt pulp fiction, eternal sunshine of the spotless mind, one flew over the cuckoos nest
Amrita Puri: and inception was brilliant
shweta: on a day off how wud u like to spend time?
Amrita Puri: i love sleeping and thats one thing u dont get to do while wrkn… on the first day post Aisha i got a massage, chilled with friends and spoke to my parents, went out for a film and it felt gr8
Rupesh: have u done any acting course, cuz you were great in Aisha?
Amrita Puri: thank u so much i really appreciate all the positive feedback bt i didnt study acting… but i did theatre… and lots o work shops that helped me get my ground wrk
honey: will u marry me?
Amrita Puri: really? u wanna propose to a girl on a live chat?
son pari: amrita whtz ur age??????????
Amrita Puri: and i am nt telling anyone how old i am
honey: hv u made any tatoo on ur body?
Amrita Puri: the reason i didnt is coz when i am 50 i may hate it… besides it permanant
athuu: where did u studied amrita?
Amrita Puri: i studied in bombay and later went to Xaviers… and then did my PG in Mass Com from Sophias
Romeo: how many times have u seen Aisha
Amrita Puri: 3
JAY..RAJ..: PLZ SING THE MITHHI MITHHI SONG FOR ME ….PLZZZZ PLZZZZZ
Amrita Puri: my bro makes so much fun of me coz he says i have the worsst singing voice ever so i think i am goin to spare u all
ahuja4aa4: I heard you enjoy traveling a lot- and you really like Japan as a country to visit. Can you explain
Amrita Puri: i do love travelling n i love Japanese food … bt i havent been there and yes i am thinkin of visiting Japan… also i want to know how u know bout this… i have a feeling i know u if its the same ahuja i am thinking of
davy jones: dont you really like people from japan though
Amrita Puri: what is with Japan?
JAY..RAJ..: ITS OK..JUST SING
Amrita Puri: this is a chat y do u guys want me to dince and dance?
ahuja4aa4: How many children would you want.
Amrita Puri: OK NO MORE QUESTIONS BOUT MARRIAGE AND CHILDREN
aparna: im sure u think its wierd but how is simba??
Amrita Puri: i had a dog called simba… and this is creepy how do u guys know all this bout me
Meeta: what kind of movies are you looking forward to take up?
Amrita Puri: a movie that would give me scope as an actor as Aisha did
aparna: actually i know coz he bit me….
Amrita Puri: i knew it…
davy jones: what plans do you have for dinner tonight ?
Amrita Puri: u are goin to be a dead man tonight … that i can forsee in ur future
ahuja4aa4: Who is your best friend?
Amrita Puri: i have a lot of close friends actually not one best friend
Amrita Puri: I dont think there is anything wrong with dating and pre-marital
cookie: amrita why are you not answering me..i asked if u think that dating and pre marital interaction
Amrita Puri: i think ur question aint complete cookie…
davy jones: please tell us about your most embarrasing audition
Amrita Puri: davy….
chintan: you have a very cute smile
Amrita Puri: Thanks Chintan
Sophi: So what movies are you working on currently
Amrita Puri: right now nothing
Romeo: is it true that ur dad is a banker? with which bank?
Amrita Puri: Yes, my dad works in HDFC bank
ahuja4aa4: That was very sweet- i heard you speak Japanese. Can you say any one line. “Aai Shteru”
Amrita Puri: No I am not going to say I love you in Japanese
preeti: do u like to do travel
Amrita Puri: I love travelling>
Ashley Lobo: do u have a boyfriend??
Amrita Puri: Ashley are you the choroegrapher
cookie: amrita dont you think dating pre marital interaction is contrary to our culture
Amrita Puri: I dont think there is anything wrong with dating and pre-marital
Amrita Puri: we are in the 21st century after all.
Niraj: amrita ji, i liked ur performance but sorry to say that the film was average
Amrita Puri: Thanks Niraj
Niraj: amrita ji,it isnt clear how u are related to aisha or how does the friendship develope.plz explain
Amrita Puri: and my chacha in the film works for her father
ahuja4aa4: I think you overshadow all the other actresses in Aisha- tell us the secret behind that.
Amrita Puri: I think everyone has theri space in Aisha
Amrita Puri: But i will take that as a compliment
Niraj: filmmakers must realise that problems faced by people in metros arent same as ones all over india
Amrita Puri: Aisha is a metro film though
Amrita Puri: It is more for urban audiences
preeti: do want to host any show ????????
Amrita Puri: Ya if the show is interesting
sheikh: amrita puri…did ever visited dubai..
Amrita Puri: Yes I have visited Dubai once
Amrita Puri: great shopping
gollu: since if you dont have any projects in hand, how do you keep urself engaged
Amrita Puri: I am busy these days promoting Aisha
Amrita Puri: I havent had any time off in the past month actuallu
Ashley Lobo: nope…just a common man with you in my heart!
Amrita Puri: Awww… thanks Ashley
Amrita Puri: our choreographer for the film for the salsa song was Ashley Lobo as well
Amrita Puri: I would like to work with Farhan Akhtar, Saif, Ranbir Kapoor and Naseerudin Shah
honey: why r u wearing watch in ur right hand? r u lefty?
Amrita Puri: I am a lefty. that was very observant of you Honey
rahulbeckham: oye! phaad actin thi yaar in aisha …
Amrita Puri: thanks whats phaad rahul
suptido: Whom should one get in touch with if they have any kind of business proposition for you…
Amrita Puri: my PR agency nine winds
rahulbeckham: had gone coz of abhay & amit trivedi …. but in the end u & Mr trivedis wr da nly savin grace
Amrita Puri: Thanks Rahul
lalala: did ya feel anything for Cyrus while shooting ?
Amrita Puri: Cyrus is a sweetheart but he is my friend and no kuch feelings nahi hain
ahuja4aa4: What do you like bst about yourself
Amrita Puri: I like my smile and my dimple
Amrita Puri: And i like that I am friendly and bubbbly
davy jones: Please tell us about your most embarassing audition…
Amrita Puri: Davy break a leg
Niraj: amrita ji,which are your all time favourite hindi films?
Amrita Puri: I love DDLJ
Nobodys_Perfect: hey amrita happy B-Day in advance
Amrita Puri: Thanks for the bday wishes
abhishek: amrita..u looks like amrita rao..is she ur sister
Amrita Puri: No amrita rao is not my sister at all
ahuja4aa4: Do you know how to cook and do house work.
Amrita Puri: Ahuja are you planning on turning me into a housewife
payal: hi amrita,what you do to maintain your body especially your face?
Amrita Puri: I work out five times a week or so when I am not shoooting
garima: hey amrita.. i think u wer awesum in aisha i mean i jst lovd ur character.. u wer really beautiful!!
Amrita Puri: Thanks garima
rahulbeckham: u frm dilli itself kya?? i mean role itna mast pull off kiya hai …
Amrita Puri: Thanks Rahul I am not from Delhi but I have alot of family there
payal: amrita u are a sweet person wish u all the best do u believe in god?what do u think of karma?
Amrita Puri: Thanks> I do believe in God and karma. I believe what goes around comes around. And I thank God for my blessing.
i_luv_amrita: Happy Birthday Amrita in advance….u were fab in Aisha
Amrita Puri: Thank you so much
lalala: what you wanted to be if you were not an actor?
Amrita Puri: I would have been a writer.
Amrita Puri: I used to do freelance writing for magazines before Aisha
garima: how was tht salsa experience in behke behke? any incident u wud lyk 2 share?
Amrita Puri: It was not easy doing the salsa no. I had to work hard on it
Ashley Lobo: was there any kind of rivarly with Ira Dubey/Lisa Hayden and ofcourse Sonam Kapoor??
Amrita Puri: Lisa is a doll I am very fond of her. I am meeting Ira tonight for dinner. And Sonam is a cool chick.
suptido: and besides writing I guess, since you were a copywriter
Amrita Puri: I like photography and reading.
rahulbeckham: im sure u must hav seen INCEPTION … what do u feel bout the muvi? can v ever make sumthin lyk tht
Amrita Puri: I loved inception. It was brilliant.
chinmay: which other character u liked in aisha
Amrita Puri: I loved Anand Tiwari who played Sourabh in the film. Ira and Cyrus were great as well
Niraj: amrita ji,are you disappointed after the box-office failure of aisha?
Amrita Puri: Aisha is not box office failiure. It has had great collections so far and is a hit as far as box office collections are concerned
Amrita Puri: Guys, It has been great chatting with you. I have thourougly enjoyed chatting with all of you. A fun afternoon indeed.
Amrita Puri: Thank you so much for all the appreciation and love. It feels very rewarding.
Amrita Puri: Especially for a new actor. Lots of Love to all of you. Ciao!
Amrita Puri: Take care and go watch Aisha again
Amrita Puri: Goodbye and good luck, until we meet again!