Triptii Dimri, who marked her acting debut with Laila Majnu and is immensely loved for her solid performance in Bulbbul, is now gearing up to play the titular role Qala, helmed by writer-director Anvitaa Dutt. Besides Triptii, the film also marks the screen debut of the late Irrfan’s son Babil Khan and also stars Saswata Chatterjee and Amit Sial in pivotal roles.
At the trailer launch event, an excited Triptii shares, “Qala is my second film with Anvitaa and she is a mother figure for me. We have made this film with abundant love as we both had a better understanding of each other while filming Qala. Each day when I went back home from the sets of the film, I felt satisfied as an actor, and that rarely happens. This is the most precious gift any actor could get.”
When asked further, what is that one thing you take away from Qala, she reveals, “There’s a lot that I could take back from a film like Qala. Shooting this film has definitely changed me as a person as there was so much to learn from Anvitaa and the rest of the team. I feel an improvement in me as an actor and human being. Qala is a very special film for me. I can’t wait for audiences to see the film and I am sure they will love it.”
A still from Qala
On a parting note, Triptii also praised Anvitaa for the kind of person and filmmaker she is. “This woman (Anvitaa) is just awesome. I don’t have words to express the way she works since whatever I have learned in acting is because of her. She really worked hard on me during the workshops. I really owe it to her,” she concludes.
Qala is a heart-breaking story of a daughter who craves her mother’s love. The movie reunites Triptii with Anvitaa after their critically-acclaimed feature Bulbbul, which was released on an OTT platform in 2020.