Yami Gautam’s last release Uri was a blockbuster and the actress has some interesting projects in her kitty. Yami has signed three comedy films and she is taking inspiration from her screen idols to get her character right.
Yami has signed Bala, Ginny Weds Sunny and an untitled project starring Diljit Dosanjh and the actress is taking inspiration from Bollywood legends like Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla to enhance her comic timing.
The actress said,”An actor cannot replicate someone’s brand of humour or quick timing but they can internalise the larger approach by learning the nitty gritty of how they performed. Films like Sridevi’s Chalbaaz and Juhi Chawla’s Yes Boss or even something as simple as the comic bits of Madhuri Dixit’s Hum Aapke Hai Koun! have been a big part of my childhood. There is a method to their acts, a certain twitch of the eye to convey a certain emotion or a raised eyebrow to convey something else. Comedy isn’t always about laugh out loud jokes; sometimes humour can be expressed in such subtle hints. In the 90s, these actresses set the bar so high for us in terms of comedy.”
When asked to name her favourite, Yami stated, “Almost all of them. I have been a movie buff since I was a kid. I remember re-enacting some scenes from HAHK as a child. They have been such solid examples for our entire generation of actors. On days I have time, I sit and rewatch all of my favourite films of these ladies. Hoping some of that magical work rubs off on me.”
Yami will be sharing screen space with Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar in Bala.
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