Haven’t been given enough opportunities to prove myself: Zareen Khan


In an exclusive interview with PeepingMoon, Zareen Khan and Anshuman Jha talked about the complexities of playing homosexuals in their upcoming film Hum Bhi Akele Tum Bhi Akele, releasing it amid difficult times, perception of the audience & reinventing themselves through the web platform.

Talking about people having perceptions about her, Zareen said, "Haven’t been given enough opportunities to prove myself. I’ve just been considered as a pretty face & not really given credibility for my acting talent. Hope with ‘Hum Bhi Akele Tum Bhi Akele’, perceptions that people hold towards me change"

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After an astounding journey across festivals and having won awards including the 'Best Film' Audience Choice Award at the HBO South Asian Film Festival in New York, the jury prize 'Best Actor'(Anshuman Jha) at Rajasthan International Film Festival and being the closing night film of India’s biggest LGBTQ film festival Kashish, Harish Vyas' heart wrenching human drama, Hum Bhi Akele Tum Bhi Akele is set to have its world premiere on Disney+ Hotstar on May 9, 2021.