Deepika Padukone recalls ‘scary’ experience of being stuck in 2005 Mumbai floods: ‘Walked in the middle of waist-deep water’


Almost all individuals who has lived even for a exiguous bit whereas in Mumbai has a story about being caught in the streets, waterlogged with rainwater. And Deepika Padukone just isn’t any varied. The actor, who can at the moment be seen in Shakun Batra’s Gehraiyaan, revealed whereas speaking to Mashable India that relish many Mumbaikars, she was as soon as furthermore among these caught in the opposed 2005 Mumbai floods that killed higher than a thousand other folks.

“I got caught in the floods. In 2005, I used to be as soon as in an appearing college in Juhu. As soon as as soon as we got out of the class, we realise that all of the condo was as soon as completely submerged. Me and my chums, we walked in the center of the waist-deep water. I feeble to reside in Andheri, and I couldn’t return home as all of the condo was as soon as flooded. My chums had been style ample to provide me to shield the night time because they lived inner sight. Having said that, it took us nearly 2 to three hours true to head from Ajivasan to Linking Road.”

She added that she and her chums had been walking along the divider. “Obviously, it was as soon as terrifying because there had been reside wires and manholes. But yeah, it was as soon as a huge expertise,” she joked.

Other than Deepika, Gehraiyaan furthermore stars Siddhant Chaturvedi, Ananya Panday, Dhairya Karwa, Naseeruddin Shah and Rajat Kapoor. Deepika made her film debut with 2006 Kannada film Aishwarya. Alternatively it was as soon as her Bollywood debut with 2007 romantic musical Om Shanti Om reverse Shah Rukh Khan that was her trusty into a family name.

Since then, she has given acclaimed efficiency in motion images much like Bajirao Mastani, Piku, Chhapaak, Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, among others.

In the intervening time, Gehraiyaan has bought blended reception. The Indian Particular’ Shubhra Gupta wrote in her review, “This foursome will have to own been a throbbing hot mess, emotions spilling out from tightly-reined-in histories, searing us. Director Shakun Batra proved himself adept at mining painful complexities in ‘Kapoor & Sons’. ‘Gehraiyaan’ doesn’t dig deep ample; it is too designed and uneven. The tangle of scantily clad bodies in bed, the electricity between two these that can’t remove their arms off each varied: we sign all of it, we don’t in truth feel ample of it.”

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