New Delhi, June 15: Sayani Gupta, who rose to fame with her very convincing portrayal of Khanum opposite Kalki Koechlin in ‘ Margarita with a Straw,’ had to explain that she likes men when she visited New York gay bars during her homework days. (Read: Kalki Koechlin Gives an Outstanding Performance in Film ‘Margarita with a Straw’)Also Read - Exclusive Interview: Sayani Gupta on Four More Shots Please, About Her Character In Kaali Peeli Tales | Watch
In a recent interview with Filmfare, the ‘ Fan’ actress said, “I had to regularly go to New York’s gay bars and spend time to prepare for my role. I’ve never made love to a woman. I had to tell them I’m straight… I like men.” Also Read - Inside Edge 3 First Look Out: Richa Chaddha-Vivek Oberoi Promise 'More Cricket, More Drama'
“I like the p***s!” she added. Also Read - Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Completes 8 Years: From Friendship Goals To Dreamy Love, Why It is a Classic!
Further, speaking about her lesbian scenes with Kalki in the movie, Sayani said that it was the first time that she kissed a girl, unlike the ‘Waiting’ actress as she studied at a boarding school and “it probably happens there.”
The Sonali Bose directed film won the NETPAC award World or International Asian Film Premiere at 2014 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).