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Shruti Haasan recalls being ridiculed for her role in Premam and admits,  ‘I felt I shouldn’t have done it’

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Bestseller is now available on Amazon Prime Video as of today, February 18th. Shruti also discussed being trolled for one of her Telugu films, in addition to her web series.


Shruti Haasan said in an exclusive interview with that she is seldom trolled. She did, however, acknowledge to being ridiculed for one of her Telugu flicks.

“I believe the only time I was ridiculed was for a Telugu film called Premam. Everyone adored the first flick (in Malayalam, also titled Premam, starring Sai Pallavi, a role that Shruti reprised, and Nivin Pauly). The film’s female protagonist was adored. And for a little moment, I wondered if I should have done it. But I said, “No, I’m going to do it my way, the way I prefer.” It makes no difference what people think. I admired the original, but I didn’t want to be like her, and I couldn’t. So I simply had a good time. And, thankfully, the film went really well, and I exclaimed, “Thank God!” “Shruti said.


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