Huma to do action in 'D-Day'

May 20, 2013 IANS

Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Huma Qureshi, who made an impressive debut with Anurag Kashyap's crime thriller "Gangs Of Wasseypur" last year, will now be seen doing action in Nikhil Advani's "D-Day" and she is all excited about it.

"I am very excited as, for the first time, I am doing action in a film," she said at an event to launch People magazine.

"It's sort of an action film. It's very real but, at the same time, it's very very slick. It is about agents going into Pakistan and getting back India's most wanted man," she said.

While in "Gangs Of Wasseypur", Huma worked with stars like Manoj Bajpayee and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, in Vishal Bhardwaj's production "Dedh Ishqiya", she is working with stalwarts like Madhuri Dixit, Arshad Warsi and Naseerwuddin Shah.

"D-Day", releasing July 19, also features Arjun Rampal, Rishi Kapoor, Irrfan and Shruti Haasan.

Four-film-old Huma feels lucky that she is getting to work with such living legends in her films.

"I am very fortunate because I am one of the newest (actors), but I have already worked with some of the best actors we have of our time, whether it's Manoj, Nawaszuddin or Irrfan, and then Arshad (Warsi), Naseeruddin Shah, Madhuri," she said.

"With each film I feel that my association with some solid actors of our generation is only getting stronger and stronger. I just hope that by being in films, that have such living legends as part of the cast, I only get to learn from them, by watching them and I hope I imbibe something from them," she added.

Huma was recently seen in "Ek Thi Daayan" opposite Emraan Hashmi that also starred Konkona Sen Sharma and Kalki Koechlin.

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