Vishakha on ‘Hum Sey Hai Jahaan’
She was auditioned twice for working with Shah Rukh Khan. She failed. With better luck, she could have replaced Vidya in Chak De India! But after she failed the test in Chak De India!, Shimit Amin, the film’s director, referred her to Mashhoor Amrohi, who was looking for the leading lady for his debut film Hum Sey Hai Jahaan. “As luck would have it, I got the role,” says 24-year-old Vishakha Singh.
Born and brought up in Abu Dhabi, Vishakha is a post-graduate in advertising and public relations and had worked with Rediff as an intern. Though apprehensive about the response to the film, which was released yesterday, Vishakha has enacted many scenes the way she thought best. Vishakha wants to toe the line of Tabu and Nandita Das. “I would like to do roles with substance,” she says.