Red Hot Session With Scream Queen Bipasha Basu
FSJ March, 2013
Starting off as a model at age 16, Bipasha Basu accidentally, not intentionally, landed in the entertainment world. She came, she dared, and she conquered. But from her choice of films to her relationship status, everything has been questioned/scrutinized, time and again. Through it all, Basu remains unperturbed. In a fearless conversation with Priyanka Ketkar.
She can handle it, including the new tag of ‘Scream Queen’ which has come her way through a maze of edgy, horror films that seem to have become her forte. There is, for instance, Aatma coming up soon after Raaz 3.
The earnest retort to that remark would most times be, it’s a novel concept. But how different can horror in any form be? “Aatma is like a triangle between Nawaz’s character Abhay, my character Maya and (child artiste) Doyel’s character, Nia,” Bipasha warmly explains. “It’s about how love can be good on one hand and how it can actually lead to a lot of problems too. Nawaz wanted to do the film because he has a real-life element to it. He is very attached to his child, his daughter. And he could understand the pain of being kept away from a child. He was emotionally involved with the film.”
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