Nushrratt Bharuccha who will soon be seen in a survival thriller drama titled Akelli shared her experience working on the film and her character, she also said that she never thought she would ever be able to pull off something like Akelli.
Talking about her experience of shooting this film, Bharuccha said, "To be honest, I had never thought I would be able to do a film like this. But yes I have done it. Sometimes, when I see myself in a certain scene, I feel how I did this. It feels so unrelatable. But I am happy I did this film."
Sharing about her character and the film, the actress said, "I play the character of Jyoti in the film who is a very simple girl from Amritsar. She stays with her mother and her nephew. She gets a job outside India and to support her family, she goes to a country which is not very peaceful. As soon as she reaches Iraq, there is an ISIS attack. The story is then about her survival amid that difficult time and how she manages to come back to her country."
Akelli is directed by Pranay Meshram and stars Bharuccha, Tsahi Haveli and Ayush Tiwari in a titular role. The film is all set to release on August 25 in cinemas.