Playing Leela was huge responsibility for me: Deepika Padukone

Published: April 25, 2014
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IANS

New Delhi  — Actress Deepika Padukone, who was featured in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s 2013 hit film Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, said playing the role of Leela was a big responsibility for her.

In an interview to UTV Stars’ show Yeh Hai Meri Kahani, the 28-year-old said that before shooting the film, the director thanked her for accepting the role, according to a statement.

“Weeks before I started shooting Ram-Leela, Sanjay sir sent me a message, where he thanked me for playing Leela, the importance of Leela in his life and what it meant to him because that’s his mother’s name. So, playing Leela was a huge responsibility for me,” said Deepika.

The episode will air Saturday.

IANS 2014-04-25 18:40:04

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