Sayani Gupta, known for films like Jolly LLB 2 and Article 15, has been seen in some extraordinary roles in Margarita with a Straw, The Hungry and Posham Pa.
Sayani says working with stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar or Ranbir Kapoor may or may not help in one’s career.
The young actress said if a film works, everyone gains from that. If a film doesn’t, it doesn’t matter to anyone, even the biggest stars working in it.
She said, “For instance, we are very proud of Fan. Shah Rukh Khan, director Maneesh Sharma, producer Aditya Chopra and some others were very excited to build this world of a superstar and his fan. Unfortunately, the film did not work at the box office. Still, it is special and beautiful for us even today.”
Sayani said, “People recognise me more from Jolly LLB 2 than Fan because the former was more successful. But as an actor, both films are equally memorable. In terms of career, it definitely gives you a push if the film works well at the box office.
“When we were making Article 15, we did not expect the kind of response. When the film did well, it benefited everybody.”