Deepika Padukone: People had questioned my decision to do 'Piku'

Updated: Dec 15, 2015, 09:27 IST | PTI

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone today said several people had questioned her decision to take up a role in Shoojit Sircar's 'Piku'.

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone today said several people had questioned her decision to take up a role in Shoojit Sircar's 'Piku'.

Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone. Pic/Swarali Purohit

Deepika won two awards for 'Piku' - 'best actress of the year' and 'most entertaining actress in a drama role' - at the Big Star Entertainment awards held here today.

"The awards that I have got today are for 'Piku'. I am happy I have got award for a special film like 'Piku'. Rarely, we get a chance to do something new and different," Deepika told reporters here.

"When I was doing the film, a lot of people asked me why I am doing a film with Shoojit Sircar, why doing a film based on a father-daughter story. I am happy that people loved and accepted the film. At award function also we should encourage these films," she said.

Deepika, who will be next seen in 'Bajirao Mastani', said she wants to keep doing good work.

"The resolution is to do good work and be happy. I wish happiness and peace for everyone," she added.

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