I haven’t signed any film for 2016, says Deepika Padukone

Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015,13:15 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Mumbai | Deepika Padukone is yet to sign a film despite a busy 2015 as the actress has not found anything exciting so far. Expect nothing because I have signed no films for 2016, Deepika told in an interview. When asked about not having any film despite being the top actress at the moment, she said, I have reached a stage where I don’t have to do work to keep myself busy. I don’t want to do films just for the heck of making announcements. I don’t need to do a film to keep my calender busy. I have read a lot of scripts, but I have not been excited about anything that I have read. I am okay with it. ‘

In 2015, Deepika did three films Piku with megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Irrfan Khan, Tamasha with ex-boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor and the soon-to-be-released Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani, opposite rumoured beau Ranveer Singh.

The most challenging part is doing three films simultaneously. The films, the characters and the directors are different. It is not the ideal way of working as I would like to do one film at a time and dedicate the time to that film, she said. At the same time, the Piku actress says she will not leave any interesting projects. I am not going to let go films that I am excited about.

But if that happens, then you have to balance that out. I am happy with the way this year has gone. I am very proud of ‘Piku’ and ‘Tamasha’ and I am topping it up with ‘Bajirao Mastani’, she said. In the past, Deepika also rejected some plum offers, including Dhoom 3, Shuddhi among others.

Rejected is a harsh word. Actors are never in a position to reject anything. Actors are offered films, if you feel connected enough you do it and if you don’t feel connected, you don’t do it. If you don’t do it, somebody else would do it. I don’t regret it not doing films, she said.