Mumbai, Aug. 14 -- Kangana Ranaut started her Bollywood career with several serious roles in films like Gangster (2006), Woh Lamhe (2006) and Fashion (2008). She even earned critical acclaim for those parts.
But the actor admits that doing those projects was never an easy task. "Sometimes, actors' experiences and roles linger in their subconscious. You can't undo anything. I felt like that when I was doing films like Gangster and Woh Lamhe. I was getting deeply involved, and frankly, I couldn't take it anymore," says Kangana.
Since then, the actor has been choosing light-hearted films like Tanu Weds Manu (2011), Double Dhamaal (2011), Rascals (2011) and, more recently, Queen and Revolver Rani.
She reveals that she was also offered the lead role in The Dirty Picture (2011) in the past. "You live with a character for at least a year - from the scripting stage to the dubbing stage. So when the film was offered to me, I didn't take it up because I wanted to get out of that zone. It was getting too much for me. That's why I chose more light-hearted films thereon.”