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DNMUM417720 | 7/8/2018 | Author : Heena Khandelwal | WC :632

National Award-winning actress Geetanjali Thapa has international acclaim, but little clout in India
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For someone who is well-known in the film industry, Geetanjali Thapa’s celluloid foray was not a splash. Her first film Tina Ki Chaabi, where she was cast opposite Ranvir Shorey, never released.
“I didn’t know what to do next. But I decided to give acting a shot. So I moved to Mumbai and started auditioning for films and television commercials,” says 29-year-old Thapa, who got the lead role in Kamal KM’s ID (2012). Set in the backdrop of Mumbai streets, the film was a mystery story at its best and premiered at the Busan Film Festival (2012), bringing Thapa accolades and awards. Her third film, Geetu Mohandas’s Liar’s Dice (2013) dealt with migrant labourers and their exploitation. It was India’s official entry at the 2014 Aca
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