IMAGE: Kritika Kamra, Ayesha Jhulka, Soha Ali Khan, Shahana Goswami and Karishma Tanna. Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar
Tanuja Chandra directs her first Web sequence Hush Hush, starring an all-women solid of Soha Ali Khan, Karishma Tanna, Shahana Goswami, Kritika Kamra and Ayesha Jhulka.
“Stories about ladies are an untapped treasure home as a result of for hundreds of years, they’ve by no means been thought of essential. That’s why it’s contemporary and it is new, and these tales are dying to be advised,” Tanuja tells the media on the present’s trailer launch.
“Now, lastly, in any case these years, these tales may be advised with out a hesitation which I used to have firstly of my profession the place I needed to have a principal hero together with the smaller heroine. Those days are lastly behind us,” declares Tanuja.
Afsar Dayatar/Rediff.com brings us pretty conversations with these ladies.
IMAGE: Kritika tells a selfie with Ayesha, Soha, Shahana and Karishma. Photograph: PTI Photo
“I do not assume I’ve seen myself, a girl in her 40s, represented on display so effectively as I’ve now. And it is totally as a consequence of this platform,” says Soha Ali Khan, who made her OTT debut in Kaun Banegi Shikharwati earlier this yr.
“10 years in the past, they would not have identified what to do with a girl in her 40s. She would both play the mom of the hero, or have to hold on for an additional 10 years to play the mom. Now, there’s one thing for us to do on display,” she provides.
Ayesha Jhulka, who was final seen within the 2018 movie Genius, makes her debut on OTT with Hush Hush.
“I’m actually fortunate to be directed by a girl director for the primary time in my complete profession,” she says. “She directs me even in my sleep!”
“Tanuja,” Ayesha provides, “made me realise the potential inside me. She made me do issues I believe solely a girl might. I do not imply male administrators should not doing an incredible job however I really feel she might perceive the depth of it.”
Just how completely different are making movies from OTT serials?
“(OTT) Khatam hello nahin hota,” Ayesha says with amusing.
“We shot seven episodes for Hush Hush, and we had prepped for it for a very long time. We by no means used to prep for therefore lengthy for movies. Things have modified in a great way in the previous couple of years,” she provides.
Hush Hush begins streaming on Amazon Prime Video from September 22.