OI Original: The Shrewd Senior Actress

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This senior actress has had to be shrewd to survive in the film industry for so long. Read on to find out how she manages to do it.

She is a star kid. Her breakout role was in a movie directed by her BFF – a big shot filmmaker, who adores her. She has been shrewd enpugh to cultivate her friendship with him, which has led to her having a lot of clout in the industry.

She once bragged about her fees being higher than that of the then reigning queen. While it is not clear whether it was true, she has definitely changed her startegy since then. Bollywood prefers fresh faces to star in male oriented movies rather than expensive, established female stars. This senior actress has been shrewd to keep her fees low & just a tad bit above what newbies charge. This makes her an attractive proposition for producers, who are more than happy to have her onboard. Her affordability, coupled with her sizeable equity in terms of fan abse, thanks to her being around for so long makes it a win-win proposition.

A source insists that all the news stories about her charging a bomb are fake. They are all planted by her PR team. Her penchant for spending huge sums on PR is well known. The source adds that she spent a huge sum for publicizing her toddler son as well.

Unlike some of the other actresses who started off with her, she has largely stayed away from female oriented films. The one or two she starred in were major flops. There are only 1 or 2 movies in the last decade, wherein she ahs had a meaningful role. Most of her roles have been in male dominated movies, where the filmmaker could have easily have cast anyone else.

Her aggression, hunger for work, her friendship with a top filmmaker, strategy of acting in male dominated movies – which are literally fail proof, are the reason behind her longevity.

Can you guess the celeb we are talking about? Please do drop a comment if you do!


2 thoughts on “OI Original: The Shrewd Senior Actress

  • February 10, 2020 at 11:39 am

    Kareena Kapoor

  • February 10, 2020 at 12:22 pm

    Taimur ki Ammijaan : Kareena Kapoor Khan


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