Life is a mixture of right and wrong, and Ananya Panday wants this to be reflected in her career as well as her life. The actress says she is not afraid of failure or making mistakes, and instead wants to accept them and move on.
“Success as well as failure is part of the journey. There will be successes and there will be failures. I (firmly believe that) if there is down, there will be up, and if there is up, there will be down,” admitted the actor, who recently concluded Shakun Batra without An address, in which you will watch alongside Deepika Padukone and Siddhanth Chaturvedi.
It was in 2019 when she made her acting debut with Witch year 2 student, and follow it up with patty patni ur ooh same year.
her second movie Uncle Billy, which opened on a digital platform last year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, has failed to get the expected response, but is detached from the whole idea of success or failure. “One has to be impartial when both things happen,” she ponders.
The 22-year-old continues, “When I got into the entertainment industry, there was nothing (about the industry or experiences) I was ready for. It was all new to me, and each experience was new to me.”
Many believe that Ananya, daughter of actor Chunky Panday, was an easy hit in the entertainment world given the “star boy” sign. But it was quite the opposite, from trolling for her connection to the movie family, to her mocking remarks in interviews, to her fashion choices to her physical shame.
She chooses the topic of fashion to peek into her way of thinking about dealing with such things, saying, “It’s kind of funny because I’m less aware now.”
“Because I know there are a lot of guys out there who look up to me, who look at me and try to dress like me. That’s why I started posting these messages to come yourself, dress the way you want, wear what makes you comfortable and makes you happy,” she says. The actress, who has never shied away from opening up about her struggles, and taking a stand, as she did against cyberbullying.
Fonda Hee – Have fun, make mistakes, and laugh about them.
“So, this is the kind of mantra I try to live by hoping that little girls and boys do it too,” she tells us.
When it comes to the front film, she is also working on the Pan-India film by Puri Jagannadh to rent Co-starring Vijay Deverakonda. During the full lockdown due to the Covid-19 crisis, she said, “Sitting at home, I was missing work and (to meet) my friends.”