Parineeti Chopra is returning to the silver screen after two years with the upcoming film 'Meri Pyari Bindu'. The actress, who will be crooning a number for the film, says actors are singing for their films because they want to "explore different aspects of their creative talents".
Parineeti Chopra. Pic/Santa Banta
There is a growing trend of actors singing for their films and the actress says that "every actor wants to do different things."
Parineeti told IANS over phone from Mumbai: "I think it's a coincidence that a lot of the actors, who are working right now happen to be passionate singers and obviously every actor want to do different things.
"They just don't want to act but also explore different aspects of their creative talents."
The "Ishaqzaade" fame actress, who was last seen on screen in the 2014 film "Kill Dil", has credited everyone for being open to actor's, who are not confining themselves to just acting.
"It's a great thing that the audience, music directors and everyone else in the industry are open to the fact that actor's should not only act but also sing," she said.
Parineeti, who made her debut in Hindi cinema in 2011 film "Ladies vs Ricky Bahl", is a trained singer. She says she was waiting to get an opportunity to sing in a film.
"That (singing) was something which was waiting to happen. Everyone around me knew that I sang. I am a trained singer...Directors and music directors would say 'you should sing' but it just never happened and then finally this film happened...It was something that was waiting to happen I think," said the 27-year-old actress.
The announcement of the Parineeti's next film was done with a video on Yash Raj Films' official Twitter handle. It showed the actress singing a song from the upcoming project.
Parineeti will also lend her vocals to a song "Maana ki hum yaar nahin..." in the film is by composer duo Sachin-Jigar.
The actress says that her upcoming film "Meri Pyaari Bindu" tell a story about an aspiring singer and her love story with another character, played by Ayushmann Khurrana.
"That is something I will be able to reveal very soon. But Bindu (my character) is an aspiring singer and it's a beautiful love story between her character and Ayushmann's (Khurrana) character. the film is set in Kolkata...The film is going to be beautiful and a heart-wrenching lovestory."
The film is directed by debutant Akshay Roy "Meri Pyaari Bindu" and is produced by Maneesh Sharma.