Divya Dutta: My Mother And Shabana Azmi Are My Role Models

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Credited with over a 100 feature films and recently having bagged the National award, actress Divya Dutta is on 7th heaven with over 8 of her films ready for release. With Fanney Khan being the first of the many set for release, Dutta says “Fanney Khan was an interesting role for me, as I was paired opposite such a phenomenal actor and the intricacy of the character was challenging”

When quizzed on whom her role models are to keep her going the powerhouse Divya Dutta said “ My mother, Dr Nalini Dutta. She was and will always be my everything. Also, Shabana Azmi is someone I look up to, especially for the beautiful balance she has created in her personal and professional life and for the woman she is. Every time I have a challenging role I just think of them and I am automatically charged up.”

In addition to Fanney Khan that is slated for release on August 3, Dutta says she is also looking forward to her films Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai directed by Anubhav Sinha and Gul Makai by Amjad Khan, based on the life of the Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai among others, Dutta says “Both of these films have me extremely excited. They both are starkly different and as an actor have really fulfilled me creatively”