Sushmita Sen reveals how Mahesh Bhatt insulted her on the sets of Dastak. Sushmita made her debut with this film in 1996.
Sushmita Sen said ‘Mahesh Bhatt attacked and insulted me in public’
- Sushmita Sen reveals Mahesh Bhatt insulted her during the muharat shot for Dastak.
- Sushmita Sen made her debut in Hindi films with Dastak.
- She played the role of a Miss Universe in the 1996 film.
Sushmita Sen made her debut in 1996 with Dastak directed by Mahesh Bhatt. She made her film debut in 1994, two years after she won the Miss Universe pageant. The actress played the role of a beauty queen in Dastak. In a new interview with Twinkle Khanna, Sushmita reveals that despite having no background in acting, Mahesh Bhatt offered her Dastak. Despite Sushmita’s protests, Mahesh Bhatt convinced her to take up the role. However, Sushmita revealed that he broke her hesitation by insulting her on the sets.
Mahesh Bhatt tells Sushmita: She can’t work to save her life
Sushmita recalled the incident when Mahesh Bhatt insulted her in front of everyone on the sets during the Muhurta shot. The actress shared, “He publicly attacked me in front of 40 media people and 20 production people. I started crying, ‘I told you I can’t act, why did you call me for this, I don’t know’ That’s how to act.’ She is playing the role of Miss Universe on camera like, ‘Kya lekh aaye ho (What have you brought for me). A brilliant director.
Sushmita is making her film debut
How did Sushmita get on board for the role? Sushmita revealed that Mahesh Bhatt had called her to meet her family in Mumbai. He later convinced her to play the role of himself in the film. For those unaware, Sushmita played a role opposite Sharad Kapoor, who followed her character in the film. Mukul Dev was the lead actor in the film.
Sushmita Sen was last seen in Aarya 2, where she played the lead role.