She plays a transgender in Sacred Games and people haven't stopped raving about her. But is Kubra Sait really a transgender? The question was put to the actress who played Kuckoo in the Netflix series, by Mid-Day and she brilliantly cleared the misconception. No, she's not. In fact, the person who plays the role of a transgender with such conviction is a woman who loves to date men.
"(The popular misconception that she's a transgender) That according to me is their appreciation. I am a woman who likes men, yet, I have managed to convince the world that I have a willy. I played the character with the same honesty that I played a tree when I was a six-year-old, in a school play,” she told Mid-Day.
In an earlier interview with Times Now, Kubbra revealed how things unfolded on the sets. She revealed that she was made to do the bold scene seven times before Anurag Kashyap accepted it. She said, “He (Anurag Kashyap, co-director of Sacred Games) made me do the (the famous nude scene) scene seven times - every time after the scene, he’d come to me and say I am making you do this so many times, sorry haan. Just one more time, ek aur baar, one more and I am going again, don’t hate me, I know you hate me, don’t hate me.”
Sacred Games has been Kubbra's big break. The emcee will now be seen in Ranveer Singh's Gully Boy releasing later this year.