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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW! Rysa Saujani: Meet The ‘Mini Sunny Leone’ Who Dares To Push The Envelope!

Rysa Saujani, who gained recognition with her role of younger Sunny Leone in in ZEE5’s much talked-about show Karenjit Kaur – The Untold Story of Sunny Leone, has been selected as a wild card entry to the Miss England beauty pageant

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Rysa Saujani, who gained recognition with her role of younger Sunny Leone in in ZEE5’s much talked-about  show Karenjit Kaur – The Untold Story of Sunny Leone, has been selected as a wild card entry to the Miss England beauty pageant. LatestLY spoke to the winner of the ‘Face of The Globe Pageant  – People’s choice award’ to know her journey so far and many things that occupy her creative mind.

Born in Dubai and later growing up in the UK with the unmistakable Indian identity marker coupled with the ‘English’ cultural and social scenes, what qualities have you inculcated from the varied cultures to be able to be the person and the artist you are?

There is a lot to learn from both cultures, firstly from my Asian heritage I’ve learnt the importance of family, and forming relationships, the respect shared between members of family and those outside your household and to have a warm and inclusive personality. Growing up in England has imbedded some important qualities in me, in particular in my work life, learning how to remain disciplined and staying focused on a task, independence in the sense of being able to think for myself and assess certain situations in order to make the right decision however also understanding that it’s okay to fail. Between both culture the one lesson I learnt was “to treat people the way you would like to be treated”.

You have studied theatre and acting at Sylvia Young Acting Academy, what perspective does the acting school give you that nurtures the innate actor and performer in you?

The one very important thing I learned at Sylvia Young was the importance of vulnerability. Vulnerability is bravery in its purest form. It is the willingness to see and to be seen, a choice to stand in front of the world, in all of one’s imperfect glory and say, ‘take me as I am’, this is so vital in any performance, as it teaches you to be completely open and free in order to tackle any challenging roles thrown at you.

From learning dance to learning acting, one clearly senses that you had Bollywood ambitions in your mind. Would that be a correct assessment to make?

I started ballet at the age of 5 and continued it on for several years. It taught me great discipline, grace and posture in order to carry oneself. In fact, I had never thought of Bollywood as I feel it would’ve been too restrictive to look at just one area when in this day and age we have a huge diversity of cinema and entertainment. For me, it has always been about the type of role I’m playing. I’ve always been drawn towards playing challenging characters with real substance to them.

How did the biopic on Sunny Leone happen? Did you have a clear idea what you had set out to achieve with that one?

I had previously worked in a film, called Dobaara, and one of the members of that team who was also working on this project recommended me for the role. I got asked to audition amongst hundreds of other candidates, and to my delight I was given the part. Before this, I had no clue who Sunny Leone was and they had told us to google her as well as reading the script. Once reading the entirety of the script, I was clear in the role I would be playing I realised this would be a very challenging role but one that had so much substance to it, and that’s what really gripped me to wanting to play the character to the best of my ability.

After playing Sunny, what did you learn about her life that most people just can’t get right.. probably the challenges she faced, the opportunities she grabbed as indeed her psyche. Please comment.

growing up in my household, we’ve always been taught not to judge anyone. After playing the role something that not many people realise is how badly she was bullied at school, which I feel is still an issue in society today, people tend to go off initial impressions without getting to know a person and form premeditated opinions that tend to never be accurate. Playing the role really made me reflect on how upsetting that experience would’ve been for a child to go through and I even spoke to sunny about it as most of my scenes were incredibly emotional, and with a smile on her face she laughed as she herself reflected on her childhood and that’s what the reality of it was. Despite facing many hardships and tough times she definitely came out stronger.

What does it take for one to groom oneself for the beauty pageants. What goes into the preparation to survive the tough competition? How much of it revolves around testing your emotional intelligence and awareness about the world around you?

Due to being very late in the game as a wildcard entry, there is obviously a lot of preparation to do and work that needs to be put in. The important thing I feel is to try and not compare yourself to all the other incredible contestants but instead to push yourself to the best of your ability. Something I’ve come to realise is that there is a lack of emotional intelligence in the school’s curriculum. I feel it’s so important that it’s taught in schools as it’s such a humongous topic that needs to normalised to speak out about, thankfully in the uk this is something that is highlighted, but other countries don’t have the same luxury.

In the day and age we currently live in, the importance of being aware of your mental health and those around you is so incredibly important, and I plan to bring awareness to these current issues that a large percentage of the population silently face on a day to day basis throughout my time in Miss England.

With so much content being churned out on a regular basis, how would you pick and choose your next assignments and projects?

I feel as though all the projects I’ve picked and will pick in the future will solely be based on my role, the one thing I love to do is play characters with lots of challenges and substance as you can really step into their headspace and interpret it as you feel best in order to portraying a realistic and convincing performance.

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Sofia Hayat Angry on Comparisons With Sana Khan, Says ‘I Am More Spiritual in My Nudity Than Fully Dressed’

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A month after announcing her departure from the entertainment industry, Sana Khan took the internet by a storm once again when she announced her marriage with Anas Sayed recently. The couple got hitched on November 20 in an intimate wedding and have become the talk of the town. She also got compared to Former Bigg Boss contestant Sofia Hayat as well. Many people on the internet called Sana the next Sofia Hayat as well. Reacting to this, former singer Sofia Hayat has now reacted to these baseless analogies. Sofia Hayat Responds to the Claims of Hurting Religious Sentiments Due to Her Semi-Nude Instagram Pic.

Sofia expressed her anger and explained how spirituality can mean different things to different people. In an exclusive chat with SpotboyE, the singer said, “I am fed up with my comparison to Sana Khan. What is wrong with some people. They think spirituality is all about what dress you wear! When I was a nun, I did not have sex for 18 months.”

She went on to say, “Now, I do not wear my nun’s outfit every day…does not make me less spiritual. I am more spiritual in my nudity than fully dressed, low-minded, and low vibrational people, do not understand this. I have not had sex in 3 years. I am still Mother Sofia and still spiritual.’

For the uninitiated, Sofia had announced that she is converting into a nun back in 2016. However, a year after this announcement, she married Romanian interior designer, Vlad Stanescu. The couple parted ways in 2018 after Sofia accused Vlad of infidelity. Sana Khan Quits Showbiz: Muzamil Ibrahim, Ridhi Dogra, Divya Agarwal, Salman Yusuff Khan Support Former Bigg Boss Contestant.

As for Sana, before announcing her retirement from films, she was in the news for her relationship with Melvin Louis. The actress had accused the choreographer of cheating on her and duping money from several girls. She claimed that Melvin had even tried to forcefully have intimate relationships with many of his students.

(The above story first appeared on Onhike on Nov 24, 2020 11:48 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website onhike.com).





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The Boss Baby 2: Family Business Trailer : The Templeton Brothers Are on Yet Another Exciting Mission That You Don’t Want to Miss (Watch Video)

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Boss Baby is definitely the most adorable baby we have seen in an animated series. The film based on the lives of two brothers has a huge fanbase and everyone was waiting with bated breath to see what the makers have to offer next. After a successful release of the first film, the makers are now gearing up the release of its sequel. The Boss Baby: Family Business is two times the craziness we saw earlier and the trailer of the same is finally out! Alec Baldwin Drops Out Of ‘Joker’ Film.

The trailer takes us years ahead of the present time where the two brothers Tim and Boss Baby Ted have grown up to become adults. The two have unresolved issues which get elevated when Boss Baby visits his elder brother. Little do they know that Tim’s infant Tina is a top-secret agent for BabyCorp. She is on a mission to uncover the dark secrets behind her elder sister Tabitha’s school and its mysterious founder, Dr Edwin Armstrong. She takes the Templeton brothers on this mission which helps them reunite in unexpected ways.

The trailer is quite intriguing and will keep you hooked till the end. Seeing the Templeton brothers on the screen again is a treat and we are sure that after seeing the trailer you will be eagerly waiting to know what happens next. Amber Heard, James Marsden, Whoopi Goldberg To Be Part of Stephen King’s The Stand Series! Read Details.

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The film will see James Marsden essay the role of Tim while Alec Baldwin will step in the shoes of Boss Baby. Eva Longoria, Amy Sedaris, Ariana Greenblatt, Jeff Goldblum are also a part of the film. Lisa Kudrow and Jimmy Kimmel also reprise their roles as Ted and Tim’s parents.

The first film earned more than $500 million worldwide and is expected to get the same response this time as well. The Boss Baby: Family Business is directed by returning filmmaker Tom McGrath and is produced by Jeff Hermann.

(The above story first appeared on Onhike on Nov 24, 2020 11:03 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website onhike.com).





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Is Rihanna Going to Play a Major Role in Marvel’s Black Panther 2?

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The loss of Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman will always be felt when we see the sequel of the film. But as many say, the show must go on. Black Panther 2 will be a special film for several reasons and now rumours of Rihanna being a part of it is making the fans go bonkers! The rumour started after Rihanna’s name appeared on the google search as a cast member of the film and her fans are now excited to know if this is true. Rihanna Teases Fans With Her New Album R9 Using Dancing Puppy Meme.

Rihanna’s name featured alongside the cast including Michael B. Jordan, Letitia Wright, Danai Gurira, and Lupita Nyong’o on a primary Google search. While this might only be a speculation or a mere rumour, Rihanna’s fans are looking forward to seeing her on the big screen. Several Twitter users took to social media to express their excitement. One of the users wrote, “Rihanna’s gonna be in Black Panther 2??? I’m deffo looking forward to this” while another wrote, “Halle is playing as the little mermaid, Yara is playing as Tinkerbell, And now Rihanna is gonna be on Black Panther with Beyoncé doing the soundtrack. The way we keep winning !!!”

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Neither the team at Marvel or Rihanna herself have confirmed the same but it definitely will be fun to see Rihanna in an action avatar. Rihanna Scripts History by Becoming First Woman To Wear Durag on British Vogue Magazine Cover, View Pics of May 2020 Edition.

Talking about Black Panther 2, the film is expected to start filming next year in Atlanta. Rumours had it that the team would bring back Boseman on the big screen using CGI, but these speculations were rubbished after it was revealed that the team had to rewrite the entire script following the death of the lead actor.

(The above story first appeared on Onhike on Nov 24, 2020 09:30 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website onhike.com).





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