This actress followed in the footsteps of meena Kumari...

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's most awaited series 'Hiramandi' is ready to release on Netflix on May 1, 2024. The acting of many big personalities is going to be seen together in the series. From Sonakshi Sinha, Aditi Rao Hydari, and Sanjeeda Sheikh to Richa Chadha and manisha koirala, she will be seen playing different characters in 'Hiramandi'. In 'Hiramandi', manisha koirala will be seen in the role of 'Mallikajan' while Sharmin Sehgal is going to play the role of 'Alamzeb'. There is one actress who has played the role of prostitute 'Lajjo' and the special thing is that for this role, this actress made the legendary actress of the hindi film industry, meena Kumari, her inspiration.

Followed the pure role

The actress who plays the role of 'Lajjo' in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Hiramandi' is none other than Richa Chadha. The actress herself has revealed that for this role, she took as her inspiration the role of meena Kumari which she played in her film 'Pakija'. Let us tell you that this character was of 'Sahibjaan'.

'There is a depth of sadness in the character of meena Kumari...'

In a statement, Richa Chadha said, "Before shooting for 'Hiramandi', watching meena Kumari ji's character in Pakeezah carefully, learning from her and taking lessons from her was a truly deeply transformative experience for me. There is a depth and complexity of sadness in the character of meena Kumari in the film Pakeezah which resonates with the character of Lajjo, the character I play in the show.

Tribute to meena Kumari with the character of Lajjo!

Richa further said- 'I worked on Meenaji's voice and diction while studying her work, sometimes I felt as if I was following in the footsteps of a cinematic legend and it was a matter of pride. I have paid tribute to meena Kumari ji through the character of Lajjo.

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