Anushka Sharma: Presents Anya Singh

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Anushka Sharma: Presents Anya Singh

Learn English with Anushka Sharma & Anya Singh. Anushka Sharma launched Yash Raj Films’ new star Anya Singh at an event in Mumbai. Actress Anya Singh is set to star in a film directed by Habib Faisal. Anushka Sharma is an Indian actress and film producer who works in Hindi films. One of the most popular and highest-paid actresses in India, she has received several awards, including a Filmfare Award. Anya Singh is an Indian actress who made her debut in the Bollywood film Lex Talionis. After making her acting debut as a minor artist, Singh played her first leading role in Habib Faisal’s musical drama film Qaidi Band in 2017, alongside Aadar Jain.

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“I’m not gonna give anybody the power to control my life.” Anushka Sharma

Anushka Sharma & Anya Singh – FULL TRANSCRIPT:

Anushka: Hi everyone. So, I’m here today to present a brand-new actor to you all. I think this has been quite a special feeling for me because through this, I got to reflect upon my own career in cinema so far as an outsider in the film industry. Because when I got my first ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’, opposite Shahrukh Khan, to be produced by Yash Raj films, directed by Aditya Chopra, I honestly didn’t realise what a big deal it was at the time.

Frankly, I did not even know who Aditya Chopra was or what it felt or what it would be or mean to be his heroin. That’s how clueless I was. I chose acting purely on the basis of sheer instincts. I did not know anyone, not a soul who worked in movies or had any connection to the film industry.

So, I did what any outsider does? I worked to get my first break. I auditioned and in one such audition, I got Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi. Thank you gob. But you know what I feel? I feel that honestly, because I didn’t have any legacy to live up to or any sense of familiarity with how cinema works and whatsoever, I feel like it gave me a kind of determination and confidence that has definitely helped me to be here and has enabled my journey so far in the movies.

Today I do a lot of films. I even produce some. So, I am very grateful. But I feel that, there are a lot of people that I’ve been very grateful to, and I’m very thankful for, who have helped me in my journey so far. And Yash Raj is paramount, Aditya Chopra because he believed in me, he believed in my talent when I guess nobody did.

I had come from outside. So, you know, I had no legacy or nobody knew anything of me. And he chose me purely on the basis of what he felt I possessed, which was the talent that I had. And I’m so grateful to him. And I think as a company, Yash Raj has always done that. You know, it has always backed talent first before legacies, before connections, before perceptions. And I know so now with so many examples that we have seen of actors being launched by the production house there.

That here if, no matter what, who you are, where you come from, if you have what it takes to become an actor, YRF will back you. And because they believed in my talent, I’m here, standing here today and very, very happy and proud to present to you all another very young, smart, talented actor who’s also determined to make it on her own steam.

So, guys, without further ado, I would like to introduce the new YRF girl, Anya Singh. I was just having a chat with Anya and she told me backstage that she’s a little nervous. So, be nice, otherwise I’m sitting here. Beautiful video.

Anya Singh: Thank you. Thank you. Thank you everybody for coming this evening. It means a lot to Aadar and me.

Anushka: So, I’m just going to ask Anya, I’m just going to ask you a few questions that I’ve been dying to know. I’ve just met her today, backstage, and we’ve had a chat. But please tell me, how has the journey been so far? Because there’s a life, right? There’s one life before you sign your one, for your first film. And then there’s the other, like literally everything just changes. It starts to feel different.

So, what was it like? What was it like before you became an actor and what was the first break like? And then what are the reactions? And I don’t want to ask you anything specifically, because I know that it’s a thing, that it’s a moment that you can’t even say it because there’s so much that happens. So much has happened to me. So, tell me what was the first thing that you thought of and Adi told you, yes, you’re going to be doing this movie.

Anya Singh: So, I remember when Adi sir finally told me that I’ve got this movie. That was my first proper conversation with Adi sir. Before that, I had seen him at the cafe, you know, passed a smile, said hello. But that’s it, nothing beyond that. And Shanu Ande told me that, listen, I’m coming to office to meet you. And I just want to chat with you.

So, I said, okay, cool. Like I’ll wait. And Shanu Sharma takes me to the lift. And she says, we’re going to the fourth floor. Now only because of coffee with Karan, I know that the fourth floor means this is Aditya Chopra’s place. So, I was extremely nervous going from the third floor to the fourth floor. I went and I sat, I had a glass of water because I was so nervous. And Adi sir walks in, very cool, he says, okay, so you’ve got the film. And I want you to work really hard.

And so, I heard that and I was like, I was listening to what Adi sir – I was hearing what Adi sir was was saying, but I wasn’t actually listening to him because everything just went completely blank for me. And I couldn’t believe it. Like I thought when I get the film, I would like cry or like, you know, it’d be very dramatic. But I think, I couldn’t believe the fact that my dream had finally turned into reality, because it was very hard for me.

So, those five minutes, I just spent staring and not listening. And I walked out, Shanu gave me a hug and I went back home and I face-timed my entire family. I think that’s when it hit me that, you know, finally what I really wanted has come to me.

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