Nargis praises Jessica Chastain for ‘pushing the ante’

Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Bollywood actress Nargis Fakhri, who has been in New York to shoot the last portions of her Indo-American film “5 Weddings”, is excited to watch actress Jessica Chastain’s much talked about performance in “Miss Sloane”.

The film is releasing on February 3 by PVR Pictures.

The actress says she has always liked the work by Chastain, who essays a powerful political lobbyist in the film.

“I’ve always liked Jessica Chastain’s work and the content she stands for. ‘Miss Sloane’ is a tale of a strong and strategic woman playing the game with the big dogs, using all it takes to win,” Nargis said in a statement.

Nargis finds it great to see “women performers push the ante like Jessica and help carve a solid and contemporary image of women in powerful roles”.

“5 Weddings” is a slice-of-life drama and comedy film directed by Namrata Singh Gujral. Apart from Nargis, the film also features Rajkummar Rao, Bo Derek, Candy Clark, Anneliese van der Pol and Suvinder Vicky.

–IANS

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