Antara Mali of Mast and Main Madhuri Dixit Banna
Chahti Hoon is set to make a comeback with And Once
Again, a forthcoming film by Amol Palekar. This time she will
hit the silver screen with her bald look. She has shaved her head
to get into the skin of the protagonist, a female monk in Sikkim.
And Once Again an English film also stars Rituparna
Sengupta and Rajat Kapoor. Slated for release on August 13, the
movie is not her comeback according to Antara Mali.
“I"m still not ready to come back and And Once Again is
just a one-off film that I"m doing. It"s not my comeback film",
said Antara upon being asked to clear the doubt over her comeback.
Giving a glimpse of her character in And Once Again, the
30-year old glamorous lady of Bollywood told, “It"s a very quiet
performance and unusual because of the nature of the role". She
added that she interacted with monks when she was in Sikkim to get
familiar with the way they look, talk, and walk.
Antara who stepped into Bollywood with her acting debut in
Prem Katha in 1999 has other such feathers as Khiladi
420, Road, Company, and Naach in the filmy career
cap. She made a mark as a director and producer with Mr Ya
Miss in 2005. But the movie bit dust at the box office. Since
then, she had been an invisible star in the Bollywood sky.