Actress Sonam Kapoor says that language should not curb any actor’s enthusiasm and that she is open to doing Russian, Chinese or French films if the script and her character is good.
At a special screening of the Punjabi film “Chauthi Koot”, Sonam, asked if she would do a Punjabi film, said, “I don’t know the language; I do understand it. I understand Sindhi and Hindi more, but why not? I don’t think, as an actor, a language should curb your enthusiasm.
“If I like the story and if it is Punjabi, Chinese, Hindi, Marathi, Russian, French or any language, I will do it if I like the character.”
While Sonam’s contemporaries like Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone are currently doing films in the English-language Hollywood, films in Russian or Chinese or French have not been tried often by Indian actors.
The only one in recent times that can be considered is Sonu Sood and Amyra Dastur working with superstar Jackie Chan in the English-Hindi-Mandarin film “Kung Fu Yoga”.
About “Chauthi Koot”, Sonam said: “It is a very beautiful film and I cried profusely watching the film and after 40 minutes of the film, my tears didn’t stop. It’s sensitively made and directed beautifully; I am fortunate that I got the opportunity to watch the film. I request people to watch the film in the theatres.
“I have shot numerous films in Punjab and they have captured the essence of Punjab in the 1980s very beautifully. It is a very moving film.”
Sonam is will next be seen in the film Veerey Di Wedding.