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Last Updated 17.01.2019 | 9:17 PM IST
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“I’ve no filmi connection what so ever” – Amrita Puri

Amrita Puri

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


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?

Amrita Puri

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

son pari: amrita ur fav colour????

Amrita Puri: my fav colour well i like pink quite a bit but i were black and white a lot… but i am a girl and i like pink

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


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?

Amrita Puri

suptido: Nice! A great example of following your dream!

Amrita Puri: thank u suptido


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

Amrita Puri

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


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


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


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

Amrita Puri

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


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?


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

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

Amrita Puri

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

Amrita Puri

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

Amrita Puri

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 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

Amrita Puri

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!

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