Actor Richa Chadha celebrates her filmy journey as she completes a decade of the blockbuster film Fukrey today, June 14th. The film holds a special place in her heart. Not only because it provided her with one of the most iconic characters in her career but also because it led her to meet her soulmate Ali Fazal. Fukrey is a comedy-drama directed by Mrighdeep Singh Lamba which was released in 2013.
Its sequel in 2017 became an instant hit, winning hearts with its hilarious storyline and memorable characters. Richa Chadha’s portrayal of the feisty character, Bholi Punjaban showcased her exceptional acting prowess. She also became one of the most beloved characters, carving a new space for women in comedy in Hindi films. A space that is often overlooked.
Richa Chadha on meeting Ali Fazal in Fukrey
As the franchise completes its milestone, Richa Chadha said expressed her journey of playing Bholi Punjaban and meeting Ali Fazal. What started off as a friendship in 2013, grew into an epic love story and the duo are now married. Richa Chadha expressed her excitement about the Fukrey anniversary. She said, “It’s incredible to believe that it has already been 10 years since Fukrey was released. This film has been a game-changer for me in so many ways. Not only did it give me the opportunity to portray a character like Bholi Punjaban, which has become an iconic role in my career. But it also introduced me to the love of my life, Ali. ‘Fukrey’ will forever hold a special place in my heart.”
After Fukrey and Fukrey Returns, the makers are now gearing up for the release of Fukrey 3. The movie is set to release on December 1st.