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'Shikara' actress Sadia Khateeb: Being an outsider I have to be choosy

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Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Actress Sadia Khateeb, who made her Bollywood debut with Shikara last year, says she is taking extra care while choosing her next projects as she belongs to a non-film background and does not have a mentor in the film industry.

"I have to be choosy. If today, a film script comes to me, I have to think 10 times because I can't do just anything. During lockdown, I remember a film offer came my way and I wasn't sure about saying yes to it. I was told by close friends that 'you will be remembered from your last film, so whatever you are going to choose, be wise', because nobody will remember I did well in 'Shikara'. Whatever you choose, it has to be better than or at par with your last film," she told IANS.

Sadia Khateeb featured in Vidhu Vinod Chopra's Shikara opposite Aadil Khan. The film, set against the backdrop of the exodus of Kashmiri Hindus from Jammu and Kashmir, received mixed critical response and failed to excite the box office.

Talking about her upcoming projects, Sadia said: "There are two things I am doing this year in terms of films but I am not allowed to speak about it yet. I have been getting offers for films and I have been auditioning as well. Some of them are working out and some of them are not. I didn't expect offers to come because commercially, it (Shikara) didn't do well, so I feel grateful about that. It's been a balanced cycle as I am rejecting 10 things and 10 people are rejecting me."

--IANS

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