I want to join politics, says Veena Mallik

Indo Asian News Service

Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Pakistani actress Veena Mallik, who is currently busy with her Bollywood films, says that she plans to join politics and fulfil her father's dream.

She told IANS: "I have intentions to join politics, but right now I feel I am very immature. When I feel it's the right time, I shall join politics."

"My father always wanted me to be in Pakistan and join politics. I will certainty fulfil his dream as his daughter," she added.

The actress says her father wants her to be in Pakistan and wants her to always wear a salwar suit.

"My father wanted me to be a lawyer and be in Pakistan. As I was associated with Pakistan news channels, he understood that I have my personal views and vision and can be a politician," the 29-year-old said.

"He likes me in salwar kurta and always wants to see me in them. Whenever I am with him, I try to wear a salwar kameez with a duppata," she added.

She is also gearing up for her film "Zindagi 50:50", which is slated for release a May 24.

Veena says: "I am excited that this is my first film which will release in Pakistan on the same day (as in India). My parents can watch the film there and they are looking forward to it."

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