Updated June 11th, 2024 at 17:01 IST

Bhumi Pednekar Talks About Playing A Cop in Daldal, Says Her Character Is A ‘Glass-Ceiling Breaker’

Bhumi Pednekar, who will be seen in the web series Daldal, has opened up about her character in the show. The actress will essay the role of a policewoman.

Bhumi Pednekar | Image:Bhumi Pednekar/Instagram
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Bhumi Pednekar is gearing up for the release of her upcoming series Daldal. The actress plays the role of a cop in the show. While the release date of the same is not confirmed yet, Bhumi has opened up about her role in the series. 

Bhumi Pednekar describes her character as ‘glass-ceiling’ breaker 

Ahead of Daldal release, Bhumi Pednekar in an interview with IANS, described her character as a super achiever and a glass-ceiling breaker who rewrites the rules in a male-dominated world. The actress said: "Daldal is a project that encapsulates all these qualities of being a woman. Rita is a super achiever, a glass-ceiling breaker, and a rewriter of rules in a man’s world. She is ambitious, ferociously passionate about her job, and leads from the front.” 

She further spoke about playing women who she looks up to in real life. She continued, “These are the kinds of women I idolise, and I’m thrilled to headline a series like this on a global streaming platform like Prime Video that will help me show the strength and resilience of Indian women to the world.” Bhumi called Daldal one of her most special projects for many reasons. She has started shooting for the project and said that it’s one of her most challenging roles ever, without a shadow of a doubt.

Bhumi on her diverse filmography 

Bhumi Pednekar shared that it has been a very exciting year for her as an actress. Earlier, her streaming film Bhakshak garnered a great response not only in India but also globally. The actress further mentioned, "If you look at my filmography, I have been fortunate enough to have found projects that help me portray strong, independent women who are sheer forces of nature. Dum Laga Ke Haisha, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, Shubh Mangal Saavdhan, Lust Stories, Bala, Badhaai Do, Saand Ki Aankh, Sonchiriya, Bhakshak are films that reflect what I think when it comes to portraying Indian women on screen." She added, "I want people to remember and celebrate our women because women play a huge hand in shaping society and they have every right to follow their dreams, passion, and ambition. We are truly unstoppable.”
(With inputs from IANS) 

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Published June 11th, 2024 at 17:01 IST