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'I don't get any advantages being Aparna Sen's daughter'

It was a chilly night in the Bhutanese capital of Thimpu, and some members of the crew for Aparna Sen's 15 Park Avenue were letting their hair down in a nightclub called The Om Bar.

Amid vaguely atmospheric 1980s rock and Rahul Bose's extrapolations on jazz, Raja Sen tore Konkona Sensharma away from the bar long enough to talk about her new film.

Here's how things went:

It all started with Mr & Mrs Iyer. But now, after films like Amu and Page 3, suddenly you're being ranked among the finest actresses in Bollywood. How does that feel?

I'm very happy! It's so good to be appreciated by both critics and audiences. People have genuinely liked the films, which is what matters, right? I'm very grateful. And I'm excited because of the fact that this recognition lets me pick and choose my roles. There's so much to choose from.

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