My Entire Experience In The North East Inspired Me To Make Pahuna – The Little Visitors”: Paakhi A. Tyrewala

In this interview, she talks about her directorial debut, making a film in a language she is not familiar with, the reason why she will not pursue acting further, working with Priyanka Chopra and upcoming project.

She started her career as an actress in Hansal Mehta’s Yeh Kya Ho Raha Hai? and was seen opposite John Abraham in Jhootha Hi Sahi, a film which was directed by her husband Abbas Tyrewala. Now, Paakhi A. Tyrewala is all set to bring Pahuna – The Little Visitors, her first film as a director produced by Priyanka Chopra’s Purple Pebble Pictures, to the audience. In this interview, she talks about her directorial debut, making a film in a language she is not familiar with, the reason why she will not pursue acting further, working with Priyanka Chopra and upcoming project. How did the idea for this film come to you?
About fourteen-fifteen years ago when I was working as a teacher with The Art of Living Foundation, I had gone to the North-East to teach. For the first two days, I stayed in a hotel. On the third day, the people I knew there refused to let me stay in a hotel. After that, for a year and a half, I always stayed at somebody’s house. The germ of the story came from the experience I had there. The people there made me feel like I was their own. They were so warm and welcoming. ‘Pahuna’ means guest. My entire experience in the North East stayed with me and inspired me to make this film.

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