With shutters across city gyms pulled down, Bollywood's administration has returned to its nutrition manual to micromanage each calorie consumed, aside from attempting every iteration of body-weight workouts which will be fancied. But, Swara Bhasker has been unperturbed about weighing scale fluctuations as she happily indulges in copious amounts of carbs.
"I are utilising this point unproductively," she laughs, adding that the load gain could well aid her for her next film, the Krishna Sen biopic, which sees her impersonate a lady who weds a minimum of two women under the guise of being a person . "I are eating carbs and sugar, and am taking to midnight junk-food indulgences. quite kilos, i need to specialise in adding muscle mass around my torso, shoulders, and arms. However, nobody knows how long this lockdown will last. I suppose we'll start work by the top of this year."
An array of developments led to filming being deferred from the close of 2019, when it had been to initially set to roll. "First, our director was busy with projects. Then, we would have liked to spend time to crack an honest script that we were satisfied with. and eventually , I had to conclude my acting commitments before jumping into this," says Bhasker, who is additionally co-producing the project.
Unwilling to hitch the bandwagon, Bhasker isn't considering a direct-to-OTT release just yet. "We do not know what the planet will appear as if after this pandemic ends. So let's wait and watch," she says, addressing the choice taken by several filmmakers to require the digital route.
In the meantime, she is neck deep in work, trying to make an interesting script of a story that has piqued her interest. "I've been trying to crack this since a year," she says, without revealing details.