Huma said her best scenes in the upcoming movie “Partition: 1947” are with the legendary late actor Om Puri. Huma Qureshi said Om Puri was “a great human being apart from being a fine actor”.
At the trailer launch of “Partition: 1947”, Huma was asked about her experience with the late actor, she said: “I think my best scenes in the film are with Om Puri. He played my father in the film and I would like to thank Gurinder for giving me such a lovely on-screen father. From the first meeting, he was such a wonderful person to be with.”
She said “Last year around this time, he met my parents and we were so happy to have him. It is a great loss.” According to the film director Gurinder, Om Puri was very happy to be a part of the film as he is a Punjabi and there was a Punjabi connection as well.
Gurinder added “He was very happy to know that I have taken such a subject for the film. In the film, though he played an old blind man, whenever the music starts we would get up and dance as he was full of life”.
The film’s story revolves around the India-Pakistan partition, the core story is very emotional and humane.
The scheduled of film to release on August 18.