Yami Gautam, who made her Bollywood debut with 2012 film Vicky Donor, says she wants to be careful while choosing films as she doesn’t let her audience down. She is currently working for her forthcoming film Total Siyapaa.
“It’s not really fair to say I am choosy. I think I am a newcomer and of course after getting such a good response for the first film, it’s very natural that you want to be more careful. As an actor I don’t want to do something which I have already done before,” she said.
She says she doesn’t want to do a role which resembles to her previous ones.
“I do not want to do a role which is similar to the previous one. That is why I took time and I am glad this offer came. It justified the time that I have taken to sign my second film,” she added.
Yami played a girl, who falls in love with a boy from a different caste in her, previous movie. She will too play a Punjabi girl who falls in love with a Pakistan boy played by Ali Zafar (from Pakistan) in Total Siyapaa.
“This time I have progressed, I have crossed the border. The story is completely different. You can’t compare this with my first film. The character of Asha Singh which I play is different, it’s a story based in London, and it’s a love story between a Pakistani boy and an Indian girl,” said Yami.
She feels the script is the hero of any film.
“You can never predict a hit or a flop but it’s about what you are happy doing as an actor. Every actor comes with his or her own mindset,” she added.
When asked about the rising competition in the film industry, she replied; “There is competition, I am definitely aware of it, but if I work under pressure and shape my career according to others, that is not me. I am not from the industry, I come from another town and for me reaching here, I am very happy. When I go out and see genuine appreciation from the people that are a big thing for me.”