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Jun 22, 2013 at 03:01pm IST

I am not scared of being typecast, says Divya Dutta

Mumbai: As the compassionate helper Shabbo in 'Veer-Zaara' or as the lower-caste Jalebi in 'Delhi-6', actress Divya Dutta has proved her versatility time and again with strong roles. She says it's not as though she is scared of being typecast.

"I believe in my roles and I am not scared of trying different roles. I am not scared of being typecast (either). When I played a mother's role in 'Gippi' people really appreciated my work," the 35-year-old told IANS.

The actress says her Bollywood journey, which began n 1994 with 'Ishq Mein Jeena Ishq Mein Marna', without any backing, has not been a cakewalk.

I am not scared of being typecast: Divya Dutta

Divya Dutta says that she is not scared of trying different roles and at the same time not scared of being typecast.

"I didn't have any backing and there was nobody to guide me. The journey was not easy, but I am happy that I have reached so far," said the acclaimed actress.

She has also done lead roles in films like 'Train to Pakistan' and 'Shaheed-E-Mohabbat'.

She will also feature in forthcoming films like 'Lootera' and 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'.