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Taapsee Pannu did 'Judwaa 2' post 'Pink' as she didn't want to be part of mahila morcha

File picture of Taapsee Pannu. Photograph:( Twitter )

WION Web Team India Jan 29, 2018, 07.37 AM (IST)

Just a couple-films old, Taapsee Pannu is sure about not getting typecast in Bollywood. 

Her sole motive behind choosing a frivolous, light-hearted comedy like "Judwaa 2" with Varun Dhawan and Jacqueline Fernandez after doing serious cinema in "Pink" with Amitabh Bachchan was because she did not want to be stereotyped. 

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Speaking to a leading daily she said, "This industry is quick to stereotype. People had started talking about how I was primarily being part of women-centric movies. I didn't want to be labelled as part of a mahila morcha. I would want to have the option of singing and dancing as well."

She added, "With Judwaa 2, I captured the kind of market that I could have never penetrated into on another occasion. There is an entire audience that doesn't understand the theme of Pink. That is the base that I have to capture."

She explained that being part of the entertainment industry, it is important for her as an actress to attract more viewers to her movies and said, "By being part of films like Judwaa 2, I can ensure that I garner more fans, who'd then want to watch me in other powerful films. I need to be bankable for those movies to reach the right audience too."

Taapsee will next be seen in romantic-comedy "Dil Junglee" opposite Saqib Saleem. The film will hit the theatres on February 16.