Screen + Sound + Stage
Text and video interview by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena
01:02 Train to Pakistan
06:39 Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
14:54 Special Ops – Season 1
16:28 Ramsingh Charlie
“I don’t call any of my roles a supporting role. I think they hold their own.” Twenty-seven years after her film debut in Ishq Mein Jeena Ishq Mein Marna (1994), Divya Dutta knows where she stands. The 44-year-old actor from Ludhiana, whose multi-language repertoire extends from romantic blockbusters to thriller web series, is not weighed down by definitions of stardom and success – or womanhood for that matter – and enjoys playing with audience expectations while pushing the limits of her craft and artistic expression.
Often fuelled by nervous excitement on set, Dutta believes she is a more spontaneous, rather than method, actor. Her collaboration with…