People would tell me I’m not a heroine material because I don’t look like Deepika Padukone: Fatima Sana Shaikh

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In an exclusive interview with PeepingMoon.com, Fatima Sana Shaikh made a startling revelation about making a 'difficult' transition from a child artist to a feature film actor, the highs of 'Dangal' and dark lows of 'Thugs of Hindostan' and being told she could not become a heroine because she did not look like Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone. 

Talking about the failure of a big-budget film like Thugs Of Hindostan, the actress said, "I am not bearing the burden of a film like Thugs. I am a newcomer, I am not shouldering the film. Yash Raj Films is shouldering the film, Aamir Khan and Amitabh Bachchan are." 

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On the work front, Fatima's film Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari released in the theaters on Friday and opened to mixed reviews. Her Netflix multi-starrer Ludo also released last week. 
 

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