‘Veronica Will Always Be One Of The Most Special Characters I’ve Played’- Deepika Padukone On 9 Years Of Cocktail

Showbiz Intern , 13 Jul 2021

Deepika Padukone

Cocktail is considered one of my favorite movies and regardless of watching it a number of instances, it nonetheless manages to entertain and evoke feelings identical to it did once I watched it for the very first time. The movie accomplished 9 years at this time, and Deepika Padukone went down reminiscence lane and spoke about how Veronica’s character nonetheless stays near her coronary heart and the way it opened up a variety of alternatives for her.

Cocktail helmed by Homi Adjani featured Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone and Diana Penty within the lead roles. This movie marked Diana Penty’s large Bollywood debut and her hook step from the track, Tumhi ho Bandhu went viral! In a current interview, Deepika revealed that when she first learn the script for Cocktail, she had butterflies in her tummy as she believed that her character is sort of completely different from that of her on-screen character, Veronica.

Talking concerning the movie, Deepika shares-

I’ve at all times believed when you put a little bit a part of your self in each character you play, you additionally carry part of that character with you without end. Veronica will at all times be some of the particular characters I’ve performed; one which modified quite a bit for me professionally and impacted me personally.

After I was given the script to learn I assumed it was for Meera’s character (performed by Penty). Imtiaz Ali referred to as me up sooner or later and requested me to re-read the script for Veronica. After a few days and giving it some thought, I understood what he meant and noticed what he noticed. Whereas I had butterflies in my tummy, I additionally knew I used to be prepared for it.

I don’t suppose I’d have been in a position to do what I did if it wasn’t for Homi Adajania. He gave me wings to fly and made me consider I may do no fallacious. With that perception, we had been in a position to create a personality that may dwell in our hearts without end

Cocktail will at all times have a particular place in my coronary heart and Veronica will stay my favorite character from the movie. On the work entrance, Deepika Padukone has movies like Fighter with Hrithik Roshan, The Intern remake with Amitabh Bachchan, Pathan with Shah Rukh Khan, and in addition a particular position in Ranveer Singh starrer ’83.

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