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Kangana RanautKangana Ranaut emotionally drained by 'Woh Lamhe'
02nd Oct 2006  15.30 IST
By Aparajita Ghosh  


Playing a schizophrenic woman took such a toll on actress Kangana Ranaut that by the end of the movie she felt "emotionally drained".

Kangana has indeed made rapid strides in Hindi film industry. After giving a noteworthy performance in her very first film Gangster , Kangana has now shown glimpses of the actress in her by convincingly playing the challenging role of a highly phobic and delusional woman in Mahesh Bhatt's latest presentation Woh Lamhe .



Enacting the role that is inspired from the late Bollywood actress Parveen Babi , Kangana got so immersed in her character that she had "sleepless nights".

"The film (Woh Lamhe) drained me completely. To go through the emotions that Parveen went through was emotionally taxing on me," says Kangana.

And this portrayal of a traumatized and schizophrenic woman affected Kangana so much that she was not able to sleep alone at nights. So to ward off her fears, she made her maid sleep in her room.

Kangana says she is looking forward to take a break from work to rejuvenate herself.

The appreciable thing is that after 'Woh Lamhe' Kangana did not hang her boots. She immediately started working on another film ( Shakalaka Boom Boom ). And now she has also started shooting for Anurag Basu's Metro .

But the 19-yr-old is not committing to any more projects at the moment. She is looking forward to take a "well deserved break".

She is planning to go on a holiday in New Zealand.

When she comes back, she might sign a few more projects with UTV productions.



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