Taapsee Pannu, who has been portraying strong characters in her films, says in real life she is a non-violent person. “I can’t even slap someone in real life. Naturally, I am quite a hyperactive girl because I was into sports in my school days. So, because of that, my attitude seems like that only.

Otherwise, I am a non-violent person in real life,” she said at the launch of training video of the new song Zinda from Naam Shabana on Friday. After delivering a powerful performance in the critically acclaimed Pink last year, Pannu is back with another intense film Naam Shabana, in which she plays the no-nonsense and fearless spy Shabana.

Speaking about the film she said, “I had to practise a lot for action sequences. Sometimes I had to take physiotherapy because I felt stiffness in muscle and joints became weak because of action stunts.

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Mentally and physically this character is really very tough for me because it is not at all related to my personality.” On being asked, as the film is a spin-off of the hit film Baby, is there any pressure for her, she replied, “We have the same star cast in the film but Akshay is in a cameo. Also, there are Manoj Bajpai and Prithviraj Sukumaran who are also outstanding actors in their own way.

“However, playing the title role isn’t a pressure for me because Neeraj (Pandey) and Akshay sir supported a lot. I am not in a pressure but I am excited to learn that if being a two-film-old actress, I can play the central character in the film, then the usual idea about the industry, which says it is tough to get the lead for a new actor, is proven wrong.” The action spy thriller is directed by Shivam Nair and produced by Neeraj Pandey.

It is a prequel/spin-off from the 2015 film Baby and also features Anupam Kher, Danny Denzongpa and others. The movie is scheduled to release on March 31.

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Taapsee Pannu talks about how she trained for Naam Shabana
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