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Huma Qureshi finds Rajinikanth inspiring


Huma Qureshi, who will be sharing the screen space for the first time with Rajinikanth in ‘Kaala’, says working with the superstar was a dream come true for her. “He is truly inspiring and an amazing human being. The whole shooting was a learning process for me, each and every person on the set was warm and appreciative,” Huma said. “‘Kaala’ was an experience of a lifetime for me, I have learnt and improved a lot from this film,” she added.

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She also praised director Pa Ranjith for writing strong female roles. “I am grateful to him for giving me such a beautiful yet complex and strong character — Zareena. I am honoured to play this part,” she said. The gangster-drama revolves around the lives of oppressed Tamils of Mumbai and Rajinikanth will be reportedly playing the role of a feared and revered don. ‘Kaala’ has been produced by Rajinikanth’s son-in-law Dhanush and is set to release on June 7.