‘Free to go to someone else…’ Sonakshi Sinha talks about how she feels about intimate scenes 

Sonakshi Sinha addresses her professional options, restrictions, and role in ‘Heeramandi’. Despite 35 films, she maintains her focus on intimate scenes and comfort zones.

Sonakshi Sinha recently discussed her professional choices, comfort zones, and her role in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s debut web series, ‘Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar’, which debuted on Netflix on May 1.

Sinha plays Fareedan in ‘Heeramandi’, and she has received accolades for her portrayal of a complicated and nuanced figure. Despite portraying a largely negative character with a complex past, Sinha’s performance has been praised for its depth and realism.


Sinha reflected on her career trajectory in an honest interview, noting, “I’m on my 35th film now and I still stand there! A good actor will always get work.”

She emphasised her stance on intimate scenes, asserting that throughout her career, she hasn’t compromised her comfort zone. Sinha expressed her willingness to collaborate with directors while maintaining her boundaries, stating, “I’ve always made it clear to my director… This is something I’m not comfortable doing.”

In an interview with Zoom TV, Sinha also discussed her previous job decisions, admitting the progression of her artistic outlook. She admitted to feeling uncomfortable in previous situations but acknowledged the learning curve that comes with experience and constructive feedback.

‘Heeramandi’, set against the backdrop of India’s struggle for independence, delves into the lives of courtesans in Lahore, exploring themes of love and liberation. In addition to Sinha, the series stars Richa Chadha, Aditi Rao Hydari, Manisha Koirala, Sanjeeda Sheikh, and Sharmin Segal.

Sinha will next appear in Aditya Sarpotdar’s ‘Kakuda’, a horror comedy produced by Ronnie Screwvala. The film, which also stars Riteish Deshmukh and Saqib Saleem, promises a unique and exciting cinematic experience.