UPDATED: March 30, 2021 17:27 IST
Sanya Malhotra is currently basking on the success of her film Pagglait. The actress recently appeared as a guest on a dance reality show to promote her film where she revealed that she was rejected by the show’s judge and choreographer Dharmesh Yelande six years ago. When Sanya was starting her career, she had participated in a dance reality show in which Dharmesh was a judge. During the auditions, he did not select the actress.
SANYA MALHOTRA WAS REJECTED BY DHARMESH YELANDE
In a promo video shared by Colors TV, Sanya can be seen telling Dharmesh, “Life has come a full circle for me today. Six years back, I had come to this studio for a dance-reality show audition and I did not clear it. And I remember, it was 1 am in the night when I got free and I called my friend and said that I have not been able to get through and to come and pick me up. And you were there, Dharmesh sir. I was not able to clear it because of you. But now, I am here to promote my film.”
In response, Dharmesh said, “I think you must have left from here that day with a lot of courage and determination that mujhe ab karke dikhana hai.”
Check out the promo below:
The incident must have happened before Sanya bagged Aamir Khan-starrer Dangal, which made her famous.
Sanya Malhotra’s latest movie Pagglait is streaming on Netflix and has received a positive response. It tells the story of a young widow Sandhya who is unaffected by her husband’s death and finds it hard to put on a gloomy face. The review by IndiaToday.in said, “Pagglait takes us close to the marriage-crazy culture of our society. In the film, Sanya’s character is an MA topper, but her qualification is utilised only to find her a well-earning groom. The film also comments on arranged marriage, where two people decide to spend their life together only to satisfy their families and society. Love is a concept that is too inane, immature for them. Even the so-called ‘woke’, ‘independent’ Akansha and Astik couldn’t break free from this outdated cycle.”
Pagglait is produced by Guneet Monga. The comedy-drama released on March 26.