By Hindustan Times
Actor Ileana D’Cruz, who is making her Bollywood debut with the film, Barf!, says she did not want a glamorous opening in her first Hindi film. “In a Bollywood masala film, there would be little bit of acting to do, as you have to look pretty throughout and dance with a handsome man. I did not want to get into such a film,” says Ileana, who co-stars with actors Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra.
Known down south as a glamorous beauty, Ileana doesn’t want that label to continue in the Hindi film industry, and wants author-backed roles. “I have been doing south films for six years. And there were lot of offers from Bollywood earlier, which did not interest me much. The story line and my role in Barfi is something I liked a lot. It