Bhumi Pednekar has shot with Zoya Akhtar for a short film and said that the experience was empowering for her.
Bhumi Pednekar, who has featured in a short film themed love and lust helmed by Zoya Akhtar, says that working with the filmmaker has been empowering for her.
Talking about the short film, Bhumi told IANS over phone from Mumbai: “The theme of the film is ‘love and lust’. I think I am very privileged to get a chance to work with her (Akhtar). She is so brilliant to work with. It is empowering to work with a woman this strong and clear.”
— bhumi pednekar (@bhumipednekar) June 11, 2017
Bhumi says this was the first time she shot with a woman director and that it was very refreshing and easy.
“Her thinking is so different… I think Zoya is a genius and it’s an honour and privilege for me to work with her,” she added.
This is the first time Bhumi has worked in a short film and she describes the experience as “different”.