Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Actress Swara Bhaskar, who has carved her niche for herself in showbiz, says that she has never done a film for money.
The actress says that she has she ever done a film for survival.
“I have never signed a film for money because I can borrow that from someone but, once your film is released, it’s going to be there forever. I don’t want to look like an idiot in my grave when some student comes to research and pulls out the details and says who is this actress and what has she done.”
“Films last forever and when I am dead I want a respectable body of work. I don’t want to look like a jack ass when I am dead,” she added.
The actress is currently busy promoting her film “Nil Battey Sannata” where she will be seen playing a role of a mother. She however. says she was reluctant to play the role of a mother of a teenage girl.
“I am used to doing dangerous things. When I was offered the film, I read the script with the intention to refuse it. But later on , I realised that its such a wonderful script and felt that as an actor it’s a very challenging role for me,” she said.
“Nil Battey Sannata” the family entertainer directed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari also features Ratna Pathak Shah.
It will open in theaters on April 22.