Preity plays a 'bad' actress in 'Last Lear'

By Subhash K. Jha

Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Preity Zinta shares an identical predicament with Arshad Warsi - and both have to play 'bad' actors in their latest films.

While in Anil Kapoor's production "Shortcut" Arshad plays a bad actor, in Rituparno Ghosh's "Last Lear", Preity is cast as a bad actress.

Doing "Last Lear" posed other problems for Preity.

"Suddenly Rituda asked me to stick on bindis that were almost as large as my face. Initially, I was most reluctant. But then I surrendered completely to his vision. I'm actually looking pretty in 'Last Lear'," Preity told IANS.

Even the international critics have noticed. The reviews make a special mention of Preity.

In its review, Variety wrote, "It's an interesting paradox to