Sara Ali Khan talks about getting trolled for ‘overacting’

Sara Ali Khan recently opened up about the criticism she received for one scene in the trailer of her upcoming release Love Aaj Kal.

Speaking to Film Companion, the actress said that people judging her for her weight or fashion choices did not affect her. But it mattered when her acting skills was put to scrutiny.

The trailer for Imtiaz Ali’s sequel to Love Aaj Kal was heavily panned online, mostly for Sara’s overacting. Fans were disappointed at Sara for seemingly hamming through a scene. However, Sara says she was actually crying while shooting for the scene.

“I don’t mind being trolled for being fat. I don’t mind if you troll me for wearing a cap. But I am here to act. That is my job. That is my profession. That is serious. So, when I am trolled for that, suddenly, with all the confidence still intact, it is harder for me to sit there and say ignore the trolls. For the first time, it actually kind of hurts. It hit me,” she said.

Sara said she knew what her character was feeling in that moment. However, as they are not allowed to see the monitor, she had no idea what it was looking like.

She stated that she was not only aware of what her character had to feel but the filmmaker also me her feel exactly what Zoe had to feel at in that point of time. Sara also revealed that she was really crying as she felt how Zoe would have been feeling at that moment in time.

Union minister Smriti Irani has revealed, through her recent social media update, what keeps her going on a Monday morning & it has a Sara Ali Khan connection.

In her latest Instagram story update, Smriti Irani has posted a sneak peek into her playlist to drive away Monday blues. From her story on Monday morning, the BJP minister had been hooked to the latest song Haan Main Galat from Sara Ali Khan and Kartik Aaryan starrer film Love Aaj Kal directed by Jab We Met fame, Imtiaz Ali.