Tara Sutaria on Diwali plans, gadget fetish and new film Tadap

Updated: 20 October, 2019 07:36 IST | IANS | Mumbai

Tara Sutaria will be seen opposite Ahan Shetty in the upcoming Tadap, and the actress has revealed the team will move to Mussoorie next month to shoot a major portion of the film

The image is taken from Tara Sutaria's official Instagram account
The image is taken from Tara Sutaria's official Instagram account

Actress Tara Sutaria will be seen opposite Ahan Shetty in the upcoming Tadap, and the actress has revealed the team will move to Mussoorie next month to shoot a major portion of the film.

"We have shot for a few days and now we are moving to Mussoorie for a month's schedule next month. We are filming most of the film over there, so I am excited about it," said Tara, while interacting with the media at a promotional event of Reliance digital store on Friday.

On working with actor Suniel Shetty's son and her debutant co-star Ahan, she said: "It's fantastic working with him."

Tadap is a remake of the 2018 Telugu film "RX 100". The film is directed by Milan Luthria and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. Right now, before Tadap Tara is gearing up for the release of her new film, Marjaavaan, co-starring Sidharth Malhotra. She said she is happy with the audience response to the music of the film.

"I am so glad that people are loving the music of the film. It's one of my most favorite Hindi music albums and all of the songs are beautiful. I can't wait to share it with everyone, so I would like to urge the audience to watch ‘Marjaavaan' on November 15," said Tara.

At the event, Tara revealed a secret about herself: She is addicted to gadgets. "Like most millennials and most people these days, I am addicted to gadgets. I can't do anything without my cell phone," she admitted.

What about her Diwali plans? "It's a wonderful festival because the whole family gets together, so like everyone else the plan is to play cards, to have fun, to be with friends and family and just enjoy it," said Tara, who made her debut earlier this year in Student Of The Year 2, co-starring Tiger Shroff and Ananya Panday.

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    Born on November 19, 1995, in Mumbai, Tara Sutaria, who became popular as the Student Of The Year 2 actress, was born in a Zoroastrian Parsi family. (All photos/Tara Sutaria's official Instagram account)

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    Tara Sutaria has a twin sister Piya. Both trained in classical ballet, modern dance and Latin American dances at the School of Classical Ballet and Western Dance, Royal Academy of Dance, United Kingdom and the Imperial Society for Teachers of Dancing, United Kingdom.

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    Tara Sutaria is a trained singer as well. She began to sing from a very young age. Well, many don't know that the talented actress has crooned tracks in the films Taare Zameen Par, Guzaarish and David.

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    From the age of five, Tara Sutaria started learning western classical vocal music. She has been part of musical theatres like Raell Padamsee's production of the musical 'Grease', Ashwin Gidwani's production 'Blame It On Yashraj'.

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    At age 15, Tara Sutaria ventured into showbiz. She started her career as a video jockey in 2010 with Disney India's Big Bada Boom. This show gave the teenage actress almost instant boost to her career.

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    After Big Bada Boom, Tara Sutaria received recognition for her roles in the sitcoms The Suite Life of Karan & Kabir, Best Of Luck Nikki and Oye Jassie.

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    Very few know that Tara Sutaria had participated in the show Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega and won Rs 10,000.

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    Tara Sutaria's big break on television, The Suite Life of Karan & Kabir, was also a Disney Channel India sitcom, which premiered from April 2012 to August 2013. The series was an Indian adaptation of the American show The Suite Life of Zack & Cody. The series also starred Namit Shah, Siddharth Takkar, Shivshakti Sachdev, Damman Baggan and Shruti Seth.

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    Later, Tara Sutaria bagged the role in Oye Jassie, an Indian television series, on Disney Channel India. The show premiered on October 13, 2013, which was also an Indian adaptation of the American Disney sitcom Jessie.

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    Tara Sutaria is also an opera singer and has performed on several national and international platforms. Tara has performed in London, Tokyo, Lavasa and Mumbai during her stint as a VJ. She has participated in concerts with internationally acclaimed artists like Louis Banks and has garnered praise from the audience.

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    A singer, dancer and now actress, Tara Sutaria made her Bollywood debut with Student Of The Year 2 in 2019. She shared screen space with Tiger Shroff and Ananya Panday.

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    Even before the release of her Bollywood debut, Tara Sutaria bagged her second film. She starred in Milap Zaveri's Marjaavaan, an action-packed, high-on-drama, emotional love story set against the backdrop of Mumbai, also starring Riteish Deshmukh and Sidharth Malhotra in pivotal roles.

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    Was she nervous to star alongside names who have been famous way before their debut? "There wasn't any fear in any sense at all. I think I have really been fortunate to be doing what I have done before 'Student Of The Year 2'... For most of my life, I have been performing and I have been an ambassador for Disney. I have been a part of this line of work for a while," she said in an interview.

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    Does she agree that acting comes with a lot of insecurities? "It is very easy to feel insecure and it is very normal and natural, especially in our line of work where everything depends on how you look and behave. One is constantly under the scanner, and it's very easy to feel that. I feel like I am accustomed to all of these things, so I don't think it is something new for me. I am trying to take in every moment as possible... So, many firsts going on for us that there is no time to focus on the insecurities," she said.

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    While many know that Hollywood superstar Will Smith had a cameo in Student Of The Year 2, Tara revealed that she had a chance to work with the superstar, even before she signed up for SOTY2. "I auditioned for Aladdin and I was supposed to play the character of Jasmine in that. I went to London and did a workshop with the director. They wanted to find the right boy as well because the chemistry was also important. But then, it did not work out. It is so ironic that I did not do that film but then he came on board and we ended up doing this one. It was really fun," Tara said.

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    Tara, who has been associated with showbiz for a while, feels she is lucky to have more films in her lap within a year after her maiden film. After Student Of The Year 2 and Marjaavaan, Tara Sutaria will be seen in the RX 100 remake, which marks the Bollywood debut of Suniel Shetty's son Ahan Shetty.

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    On the personal front, Tara Sutaria was rumoured to be dating late Bollywood actor Vinod Mehra's son Rohan Mehra. She used to post several pictures of herself with Rohan on her Instagram account.

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    Their social media accounts were full of lovey-dovey pictures. However, things apparently went sour between Rohan Mehra and Tara Sutaria in 2019. 

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    Link-up rumours are a part and parcel of being under the spotlight. It has been no different for Tara, who is currently rumoured to be dating actor Aadar Jain.

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    Here's wishing a very happy birthday to Tara Sutaria!

First Published: 20 October, 2019 07:23 IST

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