Bhumi Pednekar is about to headline horror film Durgavati and therefore the actress said that she is equal parts "pressured and excited" to shoulder a project. Durgavati is that the Hindi remake of Telugu horror film Bhaagamathie, which featured Baahubali star Anushka Shetty. It follows a lady imprisoned during a haunted house while being interrogated during a corruption case.
The film, that she soon starts shooting, is special for Bhumi as she is that the sole protagonist of Durgavati, presented by Bollywood star Akshay Kumar and Bhushan Kumar.
"Durgavati goes to require me in horror space. it's the foremost challenging and special film on behalf of me because it is for the primary time the responsibility are going to be on my shoulders. Durgavati are some things I'm most pressured and excited about. Akshay sir may be a genius, I respect him," the actor told PTI.
Directed by Ashok, the film is produced by Abundantia Entertainment's Vikram Malhotra.
Bhumi has another horror film in her kitty titled Bhoot - Part One: The Haunted Ship. The film also stars Vicky Kaushal. it's supported a real accident that happened in Mumbai and tells the story of a few on an derelict lying static on a beach.
"Bhoot ... goes to be a genre-breaking horror film. The team that's making the film is extremely on the brink of me and that i have read the script. The film goes to be one among its kind visually. it's getting to open up the horror genre in India," Bhumi, 30, added.
The film is directed by Bhanu Pratap Singh and jointly produced by Karan Johar, Hiroo Yash Johar, Apoorva Mehta and Shashank Khaitan.
The actor was talking on the sidelines of #KhulKeBol with MTV's show Nishedh, which is slated to air on January 25.