Actress Sofiya Khan is getting popular with the name ‘Desh Ki Beti’, courtesy her role in 2021’s blockbuster film ‘Sooryavanshi’. Sofiya made her Bollywood debut with Sooryavanshi and was seen playing the character of Lily.
Sofiya plays a small but significant role in the film. She shares screen space with Akshay Kumar in the second half of the film and the audience has found her dialogue funny and memorable as she keeps calling herself ‘Desh Ki Beti’.
Talking about working in the film Sooryavanshi, Sofiya shares, “It looks like a dream come true, to work with such mega stars in a film. I still cant believe it. The role, the movie, and till date it’s breaking all records. So I feel blessed to be a part of the same.”
Talking about working with Akshay Kumar, she says, “Akshay sir ! Thank you. I am honoured to be able to share my first screen space with you.”
Sharing her experience of working with Vivan Bhathena, she says,” He was just like a big brother to me. As an co-actor, he was very helpful. He corrected me while I couldn’t know where I was going wrong. So I got to learn a lot from him. He is very brilliant, and down to earth.”
She also calls director Rohit Shetty ‘Bollywood’s Thalaiva’.
Lastly, sharing about the feedback she has received for her role, Sofiya says, “I am so grateful and thankful to the audience for their love and appreciation. It still looks like a dream to me and to be honest, it’s such an honor. I am flooded with appreciation messages on my Instagram. I just hope that I grow as an actor everyday.”