New Delhi: Actress Anushka Sharma has completed seven years of her journey in filmdom. She says it was her "good fortune" to work with visionary filmmakers.
She said that the choice of a film career is about her love for good cinema.
"I love the experience of watching and living a film that connects to me; and that's why, I have made the quality of a role and the project my primary reason for taking up films. I have had the good fortune of working with visionary filmmakers so far and of the adulation of fans everywhere," Anushka told IANS.
Anushka entered Bollywood as a demure girl opposite superstar Shah Rukh Khan in the 2008 hit film "Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi". Her unpretentious performance as a simple girl with big dreams in her eyes impressed critics and the audience.
The actress went on to work with Ranvir Singh in 2010 in the film "Band Baaja Baaraat", where she played a bubbly, intelligent and quirky girl who aspires to be a wedding planner.
The "Jab Tak Hai Jaan" star, who donned the producer's hat in 2015 for the film "NH10", says her contribution to cinema is by "producing quality films" that needs to be seen.
"Focusing on producing quality films that need to be made and seen is my way of contributing to cinema for keepsakes; I want to help make films that you don't forget easily," said the 27-year-old.
Anushka, who even teamed up with superstar Aamir Khan in "PK", has worked with an array of directors like Vishal Bharadwaj, Raj Kumar Hirani, Aditya Chopra, Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap and Karan Johar.
An animal lover, Anushka has publicly and in private supported animal welfare causes regularly.
Anushka will next be seen on the big screen in the 2016 film "Ae Dil Hain Mushkil", which also stars Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Ranbir Kapoor.