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Apu Biswas wears a new look

Apu Biswas wears a new look

Apu Biswas has ruled over the film industry with her acting for over eight years. The role of Parbati in “Debdas” has earned her much fame. A new film of hers has released recently. The Daily Star spoke to Apu Biswas about the project and her personal life.

Tell us about your latest film “Daring Lover”?

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Apu Biswas: Released in Dhaka and elsewhere in the country, the film was received warmly by the audience who saw me in a new light.

Who was your co-star in the movie?

Apu Biswas: Shakib Khan, with whom I have worked most often.

And what's the reason behind that?

Apu Biswas: I co-starred with him in “Pita-matar Amanat” that earned me plaudits. Frankly speaking, I am more comfortable working with Shakib Khan, as our on-screen chemistry has been received warmly by viewers; many of my movies with Shakib have become very popular.

Tell us about your current professional engagements.

Apu Biswas: There are a number of assignments at hand. Shakib Khan-produced “Hero the Superstar” is one noteworthy project that I'm currently on. The viewers will get to see me with a new look in upcoming films, as I have lost quite a bit of weight in the last 18 months.

How did you manage that?

I was determined to lose weight. I totally cut off rich food like biryani and red meat, followed a strict diet, and had help from a nutritionist.

What do you usually do when there is no shooting?

Apu Biswas: It depends on my mood. Sometimes I listen to music, watch movies and go out for coffee.   

Which of your movies has left an impact on you?
Apu Biswas: Many of my films became blockbuster hits but as an artiste, I really felt comfortable playing the role of Parbati in “Debdas”.

What are your favourite places to visit in the country?

Apu Biswas: Cox's Bazar and Rangamati; but my hometown Bogra is the best.

How do you start your morning?

Apu Biswas: I first read the newspaper headlines and then go through the  entertainment page.


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