Model turned actress Neha Dhupia has quite a long career of 16 years in this film industry and has acted in almost every genre ranging from romance to comedy. However, the actress has a wish of portraying a sportswoman in a biopic.
“I have been asked many times about my dream role. I wish as an actor, someday I get a chance to act as a sportswoman in a biopic. I would love to do that,” she said at the launch of NBA’s official digital destination NBA.com along with TV host and actor Raanvijay Singh.
As Singh was curious to know the name of the personality, Neha wants to play, replies ‘Julie’ actress, “I want to portray the character Deepika Kumari. Rannvijay has taught me archery during roadies.”
Having acted in blockbuster comedies like ‘Singh is Kinng’, ‘Garam Masala’ and ‘Kyaa Kool Hai Hum’, the 35-year-old actress rose to fame with her bold role in ‘Julie’. She also has done critically acclaimed films like ‘Ek Chalis Ki Last Local’ and ‘Phass Gaye Rey Obama’.
Neha who has always been a basketball enthusiast says, “As a part of the film industry, I love what I do. Since my childhood, I had a dream to walk in the Olympic squad. This is my unfulfilled dream. But I feel I don’t have to switch profession to fulfill my passion.”
The actress was last seen in the comedy caper ‘Santa Banta Pvt Ltd’ along with Vir Das, Boman Irani, Lisa Haydon. The film was released 22 April.