Sayani Gupta sacrifices theatre opportunities for web-series Inside Edge

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Jun 29, 2017, 4:57 pm IST
Updated Jun 29, 2017, 4:57 pm IST
Sayani is one of the members of the primary cast of this series where she plays the role of a cricket team analyst.
Sayani Gupta.
 Sayani Gupta.

Mumbai: Sayani Gupta started off as a popular face in theatre till a year ago. Soon after she had a breakthrough when Shonali Bose cast her alongside Kalki Koechlin in ‘Margarita With A Straw,’ that Sayani's career took a turn for the better.

Filmmakers are now acknowledging her theatre experience in a bigger way and Sayani has her bag full of not just Bollywood offers but also exploring international films. She is currently awaiting the release of her upcoming ‘Inside Edge’ which is set for a release later next month.

 

Sayani is one of the members of the primary cast of this series where she plays the role of a team analyst and had to shoot for the entire series over three month for this 10 episodes series. Since the schedule of the show was long and needed as much as 3 months of time from her, she had to give up theatre opportunities which came her way.

Because of the extensive schedule demanded in the production of the series, she had to give up on those opportunities and turned down a few plays. This series is one of the most expensive one till date in the digital world and is produced by Farah Akhtar's Excel Entertainment.

Theatre actors are known for their dedication and commitment to their role and similarly, Sayani too wanted to focus on the project and give her fullest to the character and hence decided to give up the theatre opportunities coming her way.

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