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Dimple is Flora’s inspiration for ‘Dhanak’


Flora Asha Saini @ Lakshmi Movie Music Video Shoot Photos

Extremely Professional and Talented actress Flora Saini, who will be next seen in Nagesh Kukunoor’s DHANAK, Is a huge fan of veteran actor Dimple Kapadia.

Surprisingly, the Limca Book of Records winner Flora, who plays a tribal woman belonging to Kalbeila tribe in DHANAK, was awestruck by Dimple’s film ‘Rudaali’.

Like all Nagesh’s stories, DHANAK is inspirational and spells hope and triumph. Flora is playing a tribal women. Flora says, “Nagesh sir is a school in himself learnt lots from in ‘Lakshmi’ and in ‘Dhanak’, he totally focuses on keeping everything very natural like we speak an behave in daily life, no acting”.

While shooting in the interiors of Rajasthan is an experience she is unlikely to forget. “Being a hard core animal lover i has the opportunity of shooting with a camel, my first time near camel ever an that’s something i will never forget, i even remember his name ‘Thela’, she added.

On the brighter side, she had local sweetmeats like Ghewar and BoondiLaddu to look forward to, which were a total treat. Flora is still awed as she talks about the bright hand-woved clothes, beaded jewellery and bid belts worn by the tribes. Flora says, “I have spent lot of time in the sun and used makeup to look tanned.”

Flora Saini has inked her name in Limca Book of Record – as the only actress with most number of films released in a day, her south films (two Kannada and one Telugu) featuring her as the lead protagonist released on the same day.

Flora has worked with Nagesh Kukunoor previously in Lakshmi and has also played pivotal roles in movies like MSG, Guddu Ki Gun and also made a cameo in Dabangg 2.