Ananya Panday talks about the actors who influence her in a new interview. He praised Alia Bhatt and Oscar winner Natalie Portman. Ananya also said that she has started following Telugu actor Allu Arjun.
Ananya Panday said in a new interview that she is inspired by Alia Bhatt. Ananya made her acting debut with the 2019 film Student of the Year 2, while Alia made her debut in 2012 with Student of the Year. Ananya said that she is always ready for her work. Ananya also talked about being a ‘big fan of Alia Bhatt’. Read more: Ananya Panday shared a glimpse of Leger shoot in US
Ananya said that she was learning about cinema by watching ‘some things made by great people’. The actor said that in the last two years, he has started consuming cinema from around the world, and ‘enjoyed few titles in Indian regional cinema’. When asked which ‘great’ has influenced her, Ananya spoke about Alia Bhatt, Allu Arjun and Natalie Portman.
“I have always been a huge fan of Alia Bhatt. I am outspoken about it. I love his work and I love his soul. I am always looking forward to his work. Ananya told TOI that she packs a lot, with so much nuance and innovation and she has some amazing work to do.
Talking about Allu and Natalie, Ananya said that she makes it a point to see something new every day and get inspired. He called her the ‘coolest’. “Allu Arjun is another actor whose work I have just started and I think he is the best person ever. I aim to see something new every day and be inspired in some way or the other. Just like I did. Saw the closure and I loved Natalie Portman’s work. She was amazing in that character. So, the idea is to inspire every day of the year,” Ananya added.
Ananya, who was last seen in Shakun Batra’s Gehraiyaan, alongside Siddhant Chaturvedi and Deepika Padukone, will soon be seen in the upcoming film, Ligar. The film also stars Telugu actor Vijay Deverakonda and is directed by Puri Jagannath. Ligar is set to hit the theaters on August 26 in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam languages. Ananya has opposite Siddhant Chaturvedi and Adarsh Gaurav’s Khote Hum Kahan Bhi Hai, which is slated to release in 2023.
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