Sumbul Touqeer Khan, who plays the titular role in Star Plus' popular show Imlie, is going to turn 18 in November and reveals that she has been waiting to be eligible for the vaccine as everyone on the sets is vaccinated. While she added that she has been careful and is taking necessary precautions, she is scared, especially given the Coronavirus variant and the news about a possible third wave.
While talking to The Times of India, Sumbul also spoke about shooting away from home for two months. she added that she missed home and missed her father a lot, including home-cooked food. She recalled how life was different when she was 6 and that she won't call it difficult because her father took care of her and her sister, and did everything for the two. However, she added how she wishes to do things for him now and wants to make him happy.
Talking about the same, she added, "As of now we are staying in a rented apartment in Mumbai. But I want to buy a house for my dad soon. I remember how he sold everything before coming to Mumbai. Although the of days of our struggle were not too many, yet they were tough. There used to be days when the only meal for the day would be one vada pav but we never complained. In fact, vada pav has saved the lives of so many strugglers in Mumbai who have very little money with them. From that day to today, when I go to the bank to deposit the paycheque, I have so much to thank god for. I now want to buy a house for my dad."
The actress also got talking about working in Bollywood after her stint in Article 15, with Ayushmann Khurrana. She said that she wishes to do films that are artistic and parallel cinema kind and not regular commercialized ones. She did add, however, that two years ago, she did have a dream to do a glamorous role in a masala entertainer, however, she wishes to do meaningful cinema now.