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Kalki Koechlin: Don't know why I'm not getting commercial films

The actress speaks about how easily audience and the film industry slots actors.


Actress Kalki Koechlin says she is not getting any offers to be a part of a commercial film, and feels that she is a victim of her own image.

The actress has been lauded for bringing versatility on to celluloid with her diverse roles -- be it Dev.D, Shaitan or That Girl in Yellow Boots. Overall, Kalki has been a part of serious and offbeat cinema, and tries to strike a balance with the commercial aspect of the business by being part of films like Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani" and Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara. 

"I am not getting any commercial films. I don't know why... I am a victim of my own image," Kalki told IANS. 

Kalki, who made her TV debut with the show Kalki's Great Escape feels "people kind of slot you after each and every performance".

"You have to constantly break that which is what I keep on doing. And yes, it will come back," added Kalki, who is seen on the FOX Life TV show with her father Joel. 

Talking about her other projects, she said: "I am doing a documentary 'Azmaish - Trials of Life'. It is about travelling through our country and asking people what they think of the country and what they think can improve their country."