May 10, 2013
Chetna Pandey portrays MMS victim on-screen
Chetna Pande made her debut in Bollywood with a bold movie, titled, ‘I Don’t Luv U’ which is based on MMS scandal. Chetna said that she enjoyed playing the role of MMS victim because she could relate to the character. Ruslaan Mumtaz of ‘Mera Pehla Pehla Pyar’ and ‘Dangerous Ishq’, plays the lead opposite Chetna in the film.The film is being produced by Amrapali Media Vision, part of Amrapali Group, a real estate giant. Chetna says the film is relevant for the youngsters who fall into trouble by getting into wrong kind of relationships.
“The character portrays the trouble and stigma faced by MMS victims. When such news hit the headlines, it evokes interest. But rarely do we get to know how life turns upside down for the victim,” Chetna tells MAIL TODAY. Written and directed by Amit Kasaria and produced by Dr Anil Kumar Sharma and Dr Pallavi Mishra, the film is set to release on May 17. It highlights a sinister side of college romance where innocent people got into a serious mess by way of MMS shot secretly.Chetan hails from Dehradun, she comes from a non-filmy, middle-class family. She narrates the incident how she embark into showbiz.
Chetna was pursing her MBA course from a Pune college when she was called for audition. She left MBA in the mid-way to try her luck in Bollywood.”For some reasons, the Ekta Kapoor show did not work out but I could not think of anything but working in films,” says Chetna, who worked in several ads and also in Tamil film.