Pretty Preity on cloud nine

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Preity Zinta is on a roller coaster ride these days. Her IPL team is doing better than the previous seasons and Ishkq In Paris, her first film as a producer and writer, will be releasing soon.
“This is how things happen to me. Totally love the rush. With the film releasing in May and Kings XI Punjab winning its first match in the IPL, I am thrilled to see how both —the team and the movie — are going to fare,” says the actress who was awarded the Young Women Achievers Award in the category of cinema organised by Young FICCI Ladies Organisation in association with Titan at the Lalit.
The actress says that during the last five years she has learnt a lot about cricket. “I was an outsider when I entered the field of sports in 2008. In the last few years we had lost many games to Pune, so beating them in our first match of this season was very encouraging. My team and I have worked hard for IPL and this year I really hope we will manage to win the series,” says the actress, adding that IPL has encouraged many young players who otherwise would have had to struggle a lot to find a platform to perform.
“When an under-19 players gets instruction from a team coach like Darren Lehmann I find it totally amazing,” she says.
However, when asked who is her favourite player, Preity says, “Though I am proud of every player in my team, I value only the hard work. And to make it to my favourite players’ list team players have to work hard.”
However, the actress confesses to missing Yuvraj Singh in her team. She is reading his book The Test Of My Life. “Reading the book, my heart goes out to him. There is so much about him that I am discovering now. I must say, he is the real fighter,” she says.
While the actress loves to don different hats, she also drops a hint about joining politics. “The corruption and poverty in our country really disturbs me. I feel ashamed about the way our leaders behave in parliament. I believe more young people should join politics, and try to change the system. Seeing the way our country is being run and if I don’t get to see the kind of leaders I aspire to see, maybe in future I might join politics,” she adds.

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