Richa Chadha: People remember me for Fukrey, not Masaan

Richa Chadha sure is one of the finest actors we have in the country today. But she is often considered to be an angry person by the media at large. Clarifying the same, Chadha said, “I don’t get angry. I am a straight-forward person and I always speak my mind, but I feel media is no less either. Since I am a straight forward person, people often assume that I am angry by nature especially when you play a character like Bholi Punjaban from ‘Fukrey’, who is very outspoken. So, it makes a certain kind of image of an actor, but I am not like that.”

She further added, “I feel image is not self-made. It’s not my problem that people don’t remember me for films like ‘Masaan’, but they only remember me for film like ‘Fukrey’. I have done both kind of films, so audience sees you in a certain kind of image and identify you with that kind of image only.

“If they don’t want to remember me in other kinds of role then I can’t do much about that. So there is no conscious strategy with that. If a film comes my way and I like the subject, then I do that film.”

On the work front, Chadha is currently awaiting the release of Fukrey Returns and Jia Aur Jia.