Actress Manjari Phadnis has revealed that she plays a hydrophobic in the upcoming 3D underwater film Warning. She says her fear of water is an important element in the film.
A huge portion of the film has been shot underwater. Talking about her role in Warning, Manjari said, "I play Sabina Sanyal, who was a wild child in school, but now she is a doctor and she is very sorted in life. She knows what she wants. But the most important thing about her is that she is hydrophobic."
"In childhood, her best friend died due to drowning and that's an important part of my character," she added.
Warning is based on a true story and while shooting all the actors had to stay in water almost all the time. Manjari was recently seen the adult comedy film Grand Masti and when asked what prompted her to act in Warning she said, "The moment I read the script I was like 'Wow'. This is a lifetime opportunity for an actor because such kind of films have not been made in India so far. The entire film has been shot in the ocean."
"To shoot in an ocean was very difficult and a very challenging thing for any actor," she added.
Warning is directed by Gurmmeet Singh and produced by Anubhav Sinha, The film also stars Santosh Barmola, Suzana Rodrigues, Varun Sharma, Jitin Gulati, Sumit Suri and Madhurima Tuli. It will hit the theatres on September 27. Do come back to us for more updates on the movie.
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Story first published: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 15:48 [IST]