Actress Prachi Desai recently unveiled Indian film industry’s reality that it focuses more on looks than anything else.
“I think there are a lot of brilliant actors who probably don’t get the same kind of positioning or they don’t get their due because of certain reasons… I think looks is something that this industry gives a lot more importance to,” Prachi told media
She stated that people don’t give much importance to talent.
“I think more than talent, what people get aroused by is looks. I think that’s what the industry cares about.”
The 27-year-old actress was last seen on screen in ‘Azhar’, which is making its TV premiere on Sony Max on August 14. In the film, she was seen sharing screen space with her “Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai” co-star Emraan Hashmi and Nargis Fakhri.
During her eight-year journey in the industry, Prachi has mostly played roles of the girl-next-door.
“The very moment someone offers me a fabulous role, I am totally up for it. I think it is certainly a matter of chance and opportunity, which I think is needed here. I do think that actors do get typecast. I think they get slotted into genres,” she said.
“I also feel that people slot actors and just try to exploit that over and over again. It’s easy for the audience to relate to you with that, but I have a lot more to offer.”
The actor added that she is perfectly capable of dabbling in various genres of films and plans to do just that in the future. When asked which genre would she like to explore next, Prachi said, “What I really want to do is a love story.”
She will soon be starring in ‘Rock On!! 2’, along with Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal, Shraddha Kapoor and Purab Kohli.