New Delhi, March 13: Debutant Bollywood actress Banita Sandhu is going to be seen in Soojit Sircar's 'October' alongside Varun Dhawan. Many of us know about the actress by her Vodafone U TB commercial and also Doublemint’s “Ek Ajnabee Haseena Se” song.
Banita is just 18 years old and she has been acting since she was 11. She is an NRI, living in London, but a Punjabi. After selecting her for the movie Shoojit Sircar was all praise for his actress Banita Sandhu.
In an interview with HT, he said, “Everyone was in awe of Banita after the gum commercial that I directed. While shooting for the ad film, I clicked a picture of Banita and sent it to Juhi Chaturvedi (writer) saying 'She has the potential to fit into the character that we are creating’.” In fact, Banita Sandhu was the very first girl they approached to play the part.
This was after the script was locked in and Varun Dhawan too was on board. “We were sure that she was the girl we should approach. My casting director (Jogi Malang) also knew that she was the right person for this character. Her performance in the film is captivating. I am sure that October will be a milestone in her career,” he added.
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