- “The film is not about dividing you,” stated Sara Ali Khan
- “It rather calls for coming together,” she added
- “I don’t know how people are feeling hurt,” stated Sara
Sara Ali Khan, whose debut movie Kedarnath has not launched in Uttarakhand, is “disheartened” by the transfer and says the thought behind the movie is “not to divide but unite people”. The movie, set towards the backdrop of the pure tragedy within the temple city of Kedarnath, is a love story of a Hindu lady (Sara) and a Muslim porter (Sushant Singh Raput). Those looking for ban on the movie have accused it of wounding Hindu sentiments and selling “love jihad”.
“The dream was that I could pass on this story to some people. We shot the film in Uttarakhand, we stayed there for 40 days, I have best memories of my career there. It is very disheartening to not give back to them because they have given me so much. And that is the only real regret,” Sara advised PTI.
The younger actor was unable to grasp the rationale for the movie not releasing in Uttarakhand and stated she has a distinct view on “caste and religion”.
“I don’t consider ethnicity, religion, caste as markers and consider them as divisive. I don’t think the film does either. The film is not about dividing you, it rather calls for coming together. I don’t know how people are feeling hurt. I don’t think they have seen the film.”
Sara, nonetheless, stated she respects the considerations and as an actor all she will do is give her 100 per cent to the movie.
“I have to respect that thought process as well. As an actor none of this in my hands. The only thing that is in my hands is to perform the given role, which I have done to my best. There is an element of regret that I can’t share it (the film) with people who have shared their lives with me,” she stated.
The movie, directed by Abhishek Kapoor, launched on December 7. It made Rs 7.25 crore on day one. Sara’s work within the movie has been appreciated and the 23-year-old stated she has learn nearly all of the evaluations and is glad that individuals have been sort to her.”You cannot distinguish me from Kedarnath. But if folks say Kedarnath is waahiyad (pathetic) I’d not be glad as it’s my first movie.”
Growing up with actor mother and father, Amrita Singh and Saif Ali Khan, Sara witnessed success and failure from shut quarters, which helped her study that each have to be taken with a pinch of salt.
“Every Friday goes to be completely different and this Friday has been excellent for me, I should rejoice that. I should smile and be glad. I additionally want to grasp that the subsequent Friday could be completely different.
“I’ve to remain grounded and be actual and proceed doing my finest. The evaluations, opinions, feedback will maintain coming and going, I’ve to do my finest.”
Sara’s subsequent launch is Simmba, reverse Ranveer Singh. The movie, directed by Rohit Shetty, will hit the theatres on December 28.