Mumbai: ‘Ek Thi Daayan’ marks Konkona Sen Sharma`s maiden tryst with horror genre and she is happy to collaborate with Vishal Bhardwaj and Ekta Kapoor for the movie. She says her character has mysterious relationship with co-star Emraan Hashmi.
‘Ek Thi Daayan’, Bhardwaj and Ekta`s joint production venture, is a screen adaptation of Konkona`s father Mukkul Sharma`s story.
The National Award winning actress was on a break for some time and she was last seen on the big screen in a brief role in Bhardwaj`s 2011 black comedy ‘7 Khoon Maaf’, based on Ruskin Bond`s short story ‘Susanna`s Seven Husbands’. She had worked in his ‘Omkara’ too where she had an important role to play.
"I am very excited because I am coming after a long time as I had a baby. Now my baby is a little older and I have come back with quite an interesting film," said the actress who gave birth to her son in 2011.
"This is the first time I am doing horror and I am collaborating with some great people like Vishal, Ekta, Huma (Qureshi), so I am very excited about it," she said.
"There is so much collaboration with such great talent together... like who wouldn`t want to work with Vishalji? I really want to work with Balaji (Ekta`s Balaji Motion Pictures) as well. Besides, my father has written a short story 20 years ago on which the film is based upon," added the actress whose last full-fledged role was in 'Mirch'.
The 33-year-old, not willing to reveal much about her character in the film, said: "My relationship with Emraan is a very mysterious thing. Emraan has to deal with evils on many levels and that`s it. I am not allowed to talk about it."
Directed by Kannan Iyer ‘Ek Thi Daayan’ also features Kalki Koechlin among others and it is slated for a April 18 release.