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Lapachhapi actress Pooja Sawant on Nushrratt Bharuccha starring in Hindi remake Chhorii – “I am very sure she’ll do her best to portray this character”

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Bollywood recently saw the trailer of the upcoming horror film starring Nushrratt Bharuccha called Chhorii, directed by Vishal Furia- remake of the 2017 Marathi movie Lapachhapi. The original film starred actress Pooja Sawant as the lead character playing the role of a pregnant lady experiencing paranormal activities around her.

Lapachhapi actress Pooja Sawant on Nushrratt Bharuccha starring in Hindi remake Chhorii - "I am very sure she'll do her best to portray this character"

Pooja, who received an amazing response for her role and was nominated under Best Actress at the Madrid International Film Festival 2016m spoke about the film being remade in Hindi. She said, "It feels super proud. When we were making Lapachhapi, we never thought of what could happen with this film. It was a massive hit and received acknowledgment in many film festivals including the Madrid film festival and the London film festival. And now the film is being remade in Hindi, this film is getting what it deserves."

Nushratt Bharuccha will be seen reprising the role played by Pooja 5 years back in the Marathi cinema. Talking about the remake and Nushratt playing her role, Pooja said, "I am very excited that Nusharatt is playing the lead. She is a great actress and I am very sure she'll do her best to portray this character. This role will always be close to my heart. It was an interesting character and a challenging role. Hindi remake of course brings in more audience but the original will always be close to my heart."

She further added, "Vishal is an exceptionally wonderful director. When he narrated Lapachhapi to me, I said yes immediately without any second thought. He made the process very easy. We shot the film in 16 days, it happens only when the caption of the ship is confident. Even with the remake, I’m sure he will add his special touch and bring something unique to the fore. I’m glad to have worked with Vishal on Lapachapi, in fact I’m looking forward to collaborating with him soon again”.

Pooja began her career in 2008. She also won a beauty pageant later which earned her fame. She's well known for her performance in Dagdi Chawl. Pooja is all set to appear next in the Marathi horror flick, Bali which is slated for a release soon. She will also appear in the upcoming Marathi film, Love U Mitra along with Gashmeer Mahajani, to be directed by Mansi Bagla who is the producer of Vikrant Massey and Radhika Apte starer Forensic.

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