Gemma Atkinson is a British lingerie model and part time actress who dreams t venture into Bollywood. She is too hot to resist but she is smitten by the persona of Shahrukh Khan. Gemma Atkinson is all set to grace Bollyowood with Fever, a venture of producer Ravi Agarwal and director Rajeev Jhaveri.
In Fever she has replaced Barbara Mori, the ‘Kites’ actress. Gemma who is football star Cristiano Ronaldo’s ex flame, would be see on screen with Rajeev Khandelwal and Ayesha Takia.
Gemma Atkinson is quite excited for first Bollywood film as she says, “For me, it was all about discovering another side of the Hindi film industry and seeing how things are done in Bollywood. They have great comedies and amazing love stories. The one I have chosen to do is a suspense-love story.”
The film is being shot on Switzerland and this model turned actress would be grooving on a desi item number.
Making a Bollywood debut, so she must be knowing Hindi actors as well! “I love watching Shah Rukh Khan, the King of Bollywood, perform on screen!” she says, “The Bollywood film industry is known to be very glamorous. All Bollywood actors come across as so passionate about what they do; they are all so talented.” But Gemma admits to having a hard time learning Hindi.
“Learning Hindi was an extremely difficult task. I understand my lines in the script now which is important that it comes across well on screen,” she adds. Presently, waiting for her Hollywood flick How to stop being a Loser to hit the theatres, Gemma talks about her ex-beau Ronaldo, “I always prefer to keep my private life private. Having said that, I still have a lot of respect for Cristiano, he is an extremely talented guy. But the rest I like to keep it to myself.”