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Wamiqa Gabbi on being a part of Jubilee: The soul of the character is completely mine

The actor plays the role of Nilofer in the Prime Video series.

Wamiqa Gabbi on being a part of Jubilee: The soul of the character is completely mine
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Last Updated: 02.29 PM, Mar 27, 2023


Most of what made Wamiqa Gabbi want to be in Jubilee was the chance to work with Vikramaditya Motwane. It turns out that the actor was drawn to the Prime Video series, which is based on the 1950s and 1960s Indian cinema business, for another reason. She seized the opportunity to participate in a bygone era through Jubilee because she has long been interested in black-and-white cinema.

Wamiqa told Mid Day that period dramas have always appealed to her, especially those that were shot in black and white. She once looked forward to seeing these movies on Doordarshan with her family. The actor accepted Jubilee when it was offered to her, excited to remember the good ol' days.

Gabbi plays Niloufer, a rising star in Bollywood's golden age. The show also stars Prosenjit Chatterjee, Aditi Rao Hydari, Ram Kapoor, and Aparshakti Khurana. She watched the enduring movies from the era again as part of her preparation for the role.


Wamiqa said that in order to play Niloufer well, she looked at how actors from the 1950s and 1960s moved, showed emotion on their faces, and spoke. Having said that, the character's essence is wholly hers.

Earlier, in a statement, Wamiqa had said that it has been a dream come true for her to work with a filmmaker like Vikramaditya Motwane and portray a role like Nilofer. Because of how compelling and uplifting her path is throughout the series, she knew she had to portray her. Every scene in the series is a masterpiece; watching it has been strange.

It is an enormous honour for Wamiqa to be a part of Jubilee, since stories like this aren't commonly created. The actor was overjoyed to learn that Jubilee will launch on Amazon Video globally and that viewers everywhere will be able to see this gorgeous series.

Part One (Episodes 1–5) and Part Two (Episodes 6–10) will be available for Prime members to watch starting on April 7 and April 14, respectively.

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