she was initially not convinced if she could be fit in the character of a wrestler. The 'Sultan' actor said that
The hot wrestler in sultan Anushka Sharma feels it will be great if films on the lines of “Charlie’s Angels” with actresses doing action sequences are made in Bollywood. The “band bajaa barat” girl, who plays the role of a wrestler in her new coming “Sultan” said to have an all female cast in an action project would be interesting.
“Wrestling is not an action it is a sport. I hope it happens (more action films are offered to heroines). I think it will be cool to have a film like ‘Charlie’s Angels’ or ’Ghostbusters’ with all female cast. It will be fun and interesting,” Anushka said in an interview . she was initially not sure if she could pull off the character of a wrestler. The 28-year-old actress said
“We have a certain view about the way wrestlers look. I had not seen much of wrestling. I am playing a female wrestler and there is novelty in that,” I thought I was working with a disadvantage she said .
“I study and found out that there are different weight categories. I saw some international wrestlers who were tall and toned like me, so I was reassured,” she added.
Anushka had to undergo professional training in the sport and learn local language For her role of a wrestler from Haryana. “While I was training, I was finding it little awkward as while wrestling your head is under someone’s armpit or around waist. I was like how can I do it. I was a bit cautious. When I saw myself, I realized I was not doing it properly. I think if you want to do something then you should go all out completely and be fearless,” she said
Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and produced by Yash Raj Films, “Sultan”, starring Salman Khan in the lead role, releases this Eid.