Shraddha explored Nagpada in a burqa

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Actress and singer Shraddha Kapoor, who has mostly played the female lead in sweet love stories

‘Haseena Parkar’, which is based on the life of dreaded don Dawood Ibrahim’s sister Haseena Apa and the actress had to do much more than rely on prosthetics and body suits to play the character well.

Sources attached to the film claim that in order to get a feel of Nagpada and Haseena Apa’s way of life, Shraddha Kapoor wore a burqa and visited the neighbourhood. The actress also met Haseena’s family members to get insights about her life and personality. Shraddha claims that exploring Nagpada incognito helped her a lot to understand her character and the world that she grew up in.

Directed by Apoorva Lakhia, ‘Haseena Parkar’ stars Shraddha, Siddhanth Kapoor and Ankur Bhatia. Produced by Nahid Khan with Swiss Entertainment and co-produced by Sameer Antulay and Babu Tyagi, the film is set to release on Friday.

Shraddha is an Indian actress and singer who is noted for her work in Bollywood films. The daughter of actor Shakti Kapoor, she began her acting career with a brief role in the 2010 heist film ‘Teen Patti’ and followed it with her first leading role in the teen drama ‘Luv Ka The End’.