Actress Anushka Sharma told that Anand L., She worked with two professional trainers to play Afia’s role in Zero movie. In the film, Anushka is in the role of a scientist suffering from Cerebral Palsy. The actress worked three months of hard work to prepare for her role, and during this time she took the help of the Occupational Therapist and Audiologist.
Anushka said, “I used to think that what kind of challenges would I have to face while playing this role and that is why I was excited to play this role. I wanted to present this character correctly. Anand Sir and Himanshu (writer Himanshu Sharma) had already done a lot of research with the doctors when they came to me with the film and formed my character.
I understood their point of view and met doctors accordingly. Anushka said that she had worked with the Occupational Therapist and the Audiologist who helped her to understand what kind of physical problems she has to face the character she plays.