Sanjay Dutt’s niece Nazia Hussain speaks up about Bollywood struggle

MUMBAI: Nazia Hussain, Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt’s niece, who rose to fame through her role in Telugu film “Nee Jathaga Nenundali” (remake of “Aashiqui 2”), has spoken up about her struggle in the film industry.

Nazia, who is Sanjay’s maternal uncle Akhtar Hussain’s grand-daughter, earlier featured in an unreleased film. Now she will soon start shooting for the sequel of 2006 film “Tom, Dick and Harry”.

The actor made no secret in saying that she worked devoid of pressure due to her family’s connection in the film industry.

“I’m an ordinary person with a passion, related to someone famous. I’ve stood in lines for auditions, travelled in local trains and struggled like any other person who is pursuing a career in films. I am proud of myself for doing so,” Nazia said in a statement.

Talking about the “Tom, Dick and Harry” sequel, she said: “I’m extremely thrilled, this project has been in the pipeline for a while and we are starting with it soon. So I’m excited and bouncing off the walls.”