I’ve done quite a few intense roles: Kareena Kapoor Khan

I’ve done quite a few intense roles: Kareena Kapoor Khan

Mumbai: Kareena Kapoor Khan said she will continue to bring something new with every character, despite being remembered for her popular roles like Poo from ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham’ and Geet from ‘Jab We Met’.

The two characters from the blockbuster movies, released in 2001 and 2007, form a pivotal part of her filmography and the actor said she still finds it difficult to step outside the box.

“As an actor, you want to try and do something different every time. For me, it’s difficult because I’ve been known for playing Poo and Geet. This thing has been fixed in people’s minds. So, that has been a conscious effort and now I want to do different things. They don’t think of the films that I’ve done in the past, such as ‘Dev’, ‘Chameli’ and others. But I’m going to keep trying to do different things. I know that they will keep coming back to Poo and Geet,” Kareena told reporters at the trailer launch of ‘Jaane Jaan’.

Citing the example of Vishal Bhardwaj’s critically acclaimed 2006 film, “Omkara”, the 42-year-old actor said she has played intense roles in the past. “I’ve done quite a few intense roles, but you all remember only Poo and Geet. I feel very angry about it. ‘Omkara’ was also intense,” she recalled about starring in Bhardwaj’s acclaimed adaptation of the Shakespearean tragedy ‘Othello’.

Kareena is set to make her OTT debut with ‘Jaane Jaan’, filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh’s Hindi-language adaptation of the popular Japanese novel ‘Devotion of Suspect X’. She said one of the reasons she boarded the ‘Netflix’ film was that she didn’t want to be left behind in exploring the streaming space.

“I am more nervous than I was 20 years ago for the first time. Watching the promo so closely on TV screens, people would be watching me so closely on their phones.”

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