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From real life to reel life: Neha Dhupia to play pregnant cop in Yami Gautam starrer A Thursday

The actor is eight months pregnant in real life.

Aishwarya Vasudevan
Aug 24, 2021
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Neha Dhupia who is pregnant with Angad Bedi and her second child is all set to play the role of a cop in Yami Gautam starrer A Thursday. Interestingly, the actor who is eight months pregnant will be seen as pregnant police in the movie. Neha took to her social media pages and shared a few of her photos from the sets in which she is donning an intense and badass look. 

While sharing the BTS stills, Neha captioned it as "Bridging the gap between real and reel life. Thank you @behzu @rsvpmovies @ronnie.screwvala @pashanjal @bluemonkey_film @hasanainhooda for giving me all the support and believing in us, this one's for all the mamas in the making… we make us stronger. #ACPCatherineAlvarez #Athursday @ragininath12 @ayeshakhanna20."

The actor plays the role of ACP Catherine Alvarez in A Thursday.

During an interaction with Bombay Times, Neha revealed that she signed the film before she became pregnant. However, the makers decided to incorporate her pregnancy in her character in the movie. 

Talking about working and slaying during her pregnancy and looking after a toddler, Neha told the daily that for her children she will follow her passion. She wants to teach them by leading with an example of never giving up on their dreams.

Neha added, "I see motherhood as a huge motivation for me to show up for my work every day and give it my best shot."

A Thursday is directed by Behzad Khambata and stars Yami as a teacher who takes 16 students as hostages.

As per reports in Indian Express, the actor had earlier said in a statement, "A Thursday is one of those rare scripts that come your way that you just cannot put down."

She further praised the director Behzad by saying that he has written one of the strongest characters for any female protagonist.

A Thursday also features Atul Kulkarni, Maya Sarao and Dimple Kapadia in supporting roles.

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