July 6, 2022

Neetu Kapoor is all set to make her big-screen comeback with JugJugg Jeeyo, which releases right this moment. Directed By Raj Mehta, the movie additionally stars Anil Kapoor, Varun Dhawan and Kiara Advani. The Free Press Journal caught up with the veteran actress for an unique chat. Excerpts:

Your comeback movie JugJugg Jeeyo releases right this moment. How is the sensation?

I hope folks will like it. It’s way more to the film than the trailer. It isn’t a typical sob story, however sure, it’s an emotional movie. It’s extra like a contented household entertainer.

What was your response whenever you first learn the script?

After I learn it, I felt I needed to do it. However I wasn’t prepared at the moment and wasn’t in a great thoughts house. Nevertheless, my kids and Karan (Johar) insisted I do the movie. When Raj (Mehta) narrated the story to me, it blew my thoughts. He’s a particularly good author. Younger ladies will see themselves in Kiara’s character Naina, and ladies will see themselves in my character Geeta. Each husband is like Bheem, performed by Anil Kapoor. There’s loads of relatability within the script, and that’s what attracted me. There are two to a few scenes within the movie which can be so impactful.

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I used to be not able to be on the units, however then I believed JugJugg Jeeyo could be a great therapeutic for me. I felt as if my husband (the late Rishi Kapoor) was there round and bringing these folks to me. Anil was there. He’s our household good friend, his spouse Sunita is my good friend, and Varun’s brother Rohit (Dhawan) is Ranbir’s childhood good friend. When David (Dhawan) was doing motion pictures with my husband, we used to do outside holidays, and all the youngsters used to share rooms. I’ve seen them rising. Kiara is a beautiful woman, I loved working along with her.

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How was it on units with youthful and older technology folks collectively?

It was an absolute roller-coaster trip on the units with everybody. If these children needed something, they used to inform me that you just say on our behalf since you’re senior, and other people wouldn’t say no to you. I used to fireside folks in a loving means. And Anil used to point out that he’s the youngest of all. He made the entire unit contact my toes after the primary shot. He made me really feel so previous on the units (laughs).

Do you consider JugJugg Jeeyo will assist the Hindi movie business develop after the pandemic?

I really feel household and love tales by no means exit of trend. Nevertheless, it’s popping out amidst the section the place South movies are working on the field workplace, however household dramas with feelings and romance by no means fail. I really feel each household goes by means of the identical form of issues. The story of our movie is just not unbelievable.

Since you’ve got made your comeback, what sort of work are you searching for?

I actually need to do one thing good, like how two to a few scenes in JugJugg Jeeyo attracted me. It needs to be impactful. It shouldn’t be like I’m doing it for the sake of doing it. I gained’t thoughts doing a thriller, and I’m open to doing OTT content material as effectively. I’m glad that my children aren’t apprehensive about me anymore as everyone seems to be busy in their very own lives. They’re glad to see me rocking on social media.

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