Vikram Bhatt's 'Ankur Arora Murder Case' is a medical thriller and is said to be based on a real-life incident where a boy dies on the operation table due to medical negligence. Actress Paoli Dam plays the role of a lawyer. The movie, starring KK Menon, Tisca Chopra, Paoli Dam and Arjun Mathur, is directed by Suhail Tatari and slated for release on June 14. Actress Paoli Dam joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on her new movie 'Ankur Arora Murder Case'.
Q. What is this film about? Can you describe in a nutshell? Asked by: Madan Varma
A. It is based on real life incident of medical negligence.
Q. Any offers from south Indian film industry? Asked by: Sanjay
A. I was offered long time back but I was busy at that time. I would like to do it, if offered good films down south.
Q. If not actress then what would you have been? Asked by: Anu
A. See I never thought of being an actress. Films has become my passion. Earlier, I wanted to be a researcher in Chemistry or a pilot.
Q. Any piece of advice to struggling actress? Asked by: Gunjan
A. I think its perseverance and patience. Be honest to your work, just keep working.
Q. Saw The Trailer OF the movie it was good. I'm a die hard fan of Tisca Chopra. So how was your experience working with her? Asked by: Sanjay
A. That was lovely...a very strong personality...she is an SGI member. We practice Buddhism together.
Q. On Facebook?? Would you reply through messages to your fans? Asked by: Sanjay
A. Yes, my fans can connect with me through twitter. My twitter handle is #Paoli_d.
Q. Saw 'Hate Story' your acting was great. Hatsoff to you for doing such a brave role. Looking forward for some good movies from you. Asked by: Sanjay
A. Thank you so much...glad you liked it. I'm sure audience will like my role Kajori Sen in 'Ankur Arora Murder Case'. I play a role of a lawyer.
Q. Indian thriller movies always disappoints. What's your take on your movie compare to international thriller/suspense movie? Asked by: Swapnil Harsh
A. Better not to compare, Indian movies have different emotions coz audience is different. It's a medical thriller. I don't think recently we had any medical thriller. It has shaped up well.
Q. What is your opinion on the roles which women usually get in Bollywood movies? Asked by: Rohan
A. Lot of different movies happening in Bollywood. It depends on the actors what the path she want to take. The focus has shifted from hero-heroine to characters.
Q. How you came to movies...did you had to struggle initially? Asked by: sri
A. For me it was destiny, I got a call from television and then movies happen with really good directors. I never planned to join movies. Once I started, the struggle was to do good roles.
Q. What kind of cinema you really passionate about to see and want to do? Asked by: Anuj
A. I'm passionate about all kind of films and even running around the trees, why not? I don't want to restrict myself to specific genre. I want to explore.
Q. Your favourite actress is Asked by: Monty
A. Smita Patil.
Q. Your wishlist of directors you want to work with? Asked by: Vikram
A. I want to work with lot of them, don't want to take names.
Q. Your favourite movie of all time is? Asked by: manas
A. There are many.
Q. Thanks for replying to my questions. Will connect via Twitter. Hope you have a bright future all the best. Asked by: Sanjay
A. Thank you.
Q. What are your future projects in Hindi? Asked by: Sanjay
A. Apart from Vikram Bhatt's 'Ankur Arora Murder Case', I have another Vikram Bhatt movie. I'm also doing another Bollywood romantic film by end of this year.