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Preity's karmic connection with Punjab

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Preity Zinta has been off the B-Town radar for a while but now she's ready to bounce back. Now it looks doubtful that a film like The Last Lear and the upcoming ones like Samir Karnik's Heroes and Deepa Mehta's Heaven on Earth will propel her back to the top spot. After big disasters like Jaan-e-Mann and Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, this dame's been out of the game for too long. She has been busier with other things (like IPL, being with boyfriend Ness Wadia etc).

Now she's been going around saying that she feels a 'karmic' connection with Punjab since she's playing Punjabi characters in two movies a battered Punjabi housewife from Canada in Heaven on Earth and a girl from Punjab village in Heroes.

She's reportedly said, "Apart from owning the IPL team (of Mohali), I have now portrayed two faces of a Punjabi woman. Therefore, I feel a 'karmic' connection with Punjab."

There's buzz that Preity worked a lot to speak proper Punjabi in the films. Well, it will be interesting to see the cosmo Pahadi dame do authentic Punjabi acts. She said she's particularly proud of Heaven on Earth which is based on real life stories for which she met affected women as part of her homework.

It seems she's inspired a lot by her rumoured best friend, the Bachchan bahu (remember Provoked and Ash's family 'bonding' ways).

Preity also didn't forget to add that from now on she'll focus on characters which are closer to reality even while remaining in the mainstream, commercial format. It's apparent that after being a biggie in B-town for long, Preity's in no mood to give it up so soon. That very well explains the upcoming wise choices of roles. Now whether it will help her in the long run or not is another story altogether!

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