By Our Bollywood
Reporter Ms Divya
Former Miss Universe-turned-Bollywood actress
Sushmita Sen has said she experienced physical and emotional exhaustion while
enacting the role of sex worker Basanti in Kalpana Lajmi's forthcoming film
''It is my best performance to date,'' Sushmita said during
an interaction with mediapersons at her residence.
'Chingari' is due for release on February
According to Sushmita, the painful life of a sex worker and the
sacrifices she makes by settling for anything brought in her a feeling of
disgust. ''My self-belief about the plight of women especially in rural areas
turned into my vulnerability,'' she said.
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''The role of a rural woman and that too a sex
worker during the dated times offered to me was unlike the image and perception
people have about me. It was a challenge to rise to the occasion and I did not
want to miss the bus,'' she said.
The 30-yr-old actor who puts across her
views articulately, said, it was perhaps for the first time in her acting career
that she took time to portray Basanti's character in the movie.
is to act and not become the character. But, I fell in love with Basanti,'' she
About the film, Sushmita said 'Chingari' was not a statement
''It is looking at the profession through the
perspective of the sex worker herself. It is a painful life to watch. The
turning point in her life comes when she experiences love and respect from a
man,'' Sushmita said.
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