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Focus on male protagonist convinced Anushka to turn down Imtiaz Ali's `Tamasha`

Updated: Jul 16, 2016 12:03 IST

New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma, who is basking in the success of her recently released film 'Sultan', has said that she turned down Imtiaz Ali's 2015 movie ' Tamasha' because the focus was too much on the male protagonist.

On being asked if has any regrets of turning down the film, Anushka, 28, said though she had not seen the movie, she felt that had she done it, she would have been praised.

"I have no doubt that if I did the film I would be praised. Any actor in an Imtiaz Ali film will always be good for he is a good director and is very good with his actors," she said.

Actress Deepika Padukone, however, got the role of female lead opposite Ranbir Kapoor.

Imtiaz Ali's directorial, which received Filmfare nominations for direction, music and performances of the lead actors, made average business at box-office. (ANI)