With a lit up face with excitement for the release of her movie ‘Dolly Ki Doli‘, Sonam Kapoor just couldn’t stop smiling and talking about her film. The fashion diva and a youth icon of many, Sonam looked like a newlywed bride in a red suit and silver jewellery as she promoted her movie in Delhi on the eve of its release.
The actress, who is nothing like the character she plays in the movie, in real life, said that she has played a con woman and enjoyed it thoroughly. Sonam Kapoor gave her reasons to the viewers to watch her film, which she thinks will be loved by the feminists and young women who prioritise marriage over everything.
“The first and foremost reason for watching the film is the fun element in it,” said Sonam.
Secondly, a movie which has a fashionista like Sonam playing a cool con woman, a ‘Dabangg’ and laid back police officer like Pulkit Samrat, a funny young groom with a superb sense of comic timing, Varun Sharma and a serious husband like Rajkummar Rao offers the perfect entertainment for the Indian audience. So, “entertainment” is the second reason according to her.
Third and most important reason that the actress gave, was the time span of the movie. Without having to sit back for hours and glaring into the screen for long, ‘Dolly Ki Doli’ is just 100 minutes long. Well, we consider that to be a strong point in the favour of the film.
Fourth reason according to Sonam is “You can go to the theatre with your family and enjoy it with them as the movie is clean and all it contains is comedy.”
And the most important reason for watching the movie according to the diva is the amazing content and the music.
Sonam also said, “It’s a very beautifully conceptualized film. You will definitely get entertained and you will also get a message indirectly. Very subtly, issues like dowry, strange mother-in-laws and chauvinism have been talked about, in a light and funny manner.”
When National Award winning actor Rajkummar Rao was asked about him entering commercial cinema and getting stereotyped for his roles in ‘Queen’ and ‘Dolly Ki Doli’, he said, “I love being stereotyped.” Sonam Kapoor came to his rescue by saying, “he is a National Award winner and it wasn’t ‘Queen’ that he won the award for.” Well, who could ever give a miss to the critically acclaimed movie ‘Shahid’ of Rajkummar?
Other actors from the movie Pulkit Samrat and Varun Sharma of ‘Fukrey’ fame spoke about their perfect timing on screen. The actors got along very well and enjoyed a chemistry of their own. Also comparing ‘Dolly ki Doli’ with ‘Fukrey’ actor Varun Sharma said, “This one will be more fun than what you experienced in ‘Fukrey’.”
Sonam Kapoor couldn’t help telling that she found Pulkit’s new and serious look in the movie hot.
Also present at the press conference were film’s producers – Malaika Arora Khan and hubby Arbaaz Khan. The sultry item girl of Bollywood has another hit this year ‘Fashion Khatam Mujh Par’ in the film. This is the third time that Malaika has done an item number in Arbaaz’s movie.
Arbaaz was all praise for his wife, he said: “Malaika had always been the first choice for the song. Had she not been my wife, she would have still been the first choice for the song.” Well, we sense the spark of love there.”
Helming some of the major responsibilities for the film Arbaaz also said, “It is a light hearted comedy. The topic is not so serious in the film. There is no serious message, all it is about is what you take away from the film, what you learn from it.”
Dolly aka Sonam, who has mostly been seen in roles that are easy going and entertaining was questioned if she would ever nod to a power packed role like that of Rani Mukhrji in ‘Mardaani and Vidya Balan in ‘Kahaani’, she said,”You will see me in that kind of a role soon.”
The movie is already running in theatres and we wish the entire team of ‘Dolly ki Doli’ all the best and hope it to garner the success it deserves.