Yami made her Bollywood debut with John Abraham's home production 'Vicky Donor', directed by Shoojit Sircar. After a successful film, actors usually go on a signing spree but that was not the case with Yami.

"I have always done work to which my heart says yes. If a film is a huge hit, you do think properly before choosing your next projects. I am not from a film family or a Mumbai girl. The probability of getting a second chance is low and so one has to be more careful. That doesn't mean I am scared," Yami said.

"I have done work that has appealed my heart, and 'Total Siyappa' is something I really liked. There were lots of offers that came my way but I don't like to talk about films that I have said no to, it is unprofessional," she said.

Yami took a while to sign her second film 'Total Siyappa', produced by Neeraj Pandey of 'A Wednesday' fame.

"This film ('Total Siyappa') has lot of shades. I am glad Neeraj Pandey thought of me. It is a quirky one day story... It is different and interesting. The film has lot of shades - being funny, emotional, angry, etc. It is a challenge to put it together," Yami said, adding that it was serious stuff for them but it is a light-hearted film for the audience.

'Total Siyappa', releasing on March 7, is romantic comedy directed by Eshvar Niwas and written by Pandey. It stars Pakistani singer-actor Ali Zafar, Yami, veteran actor Anupam Kher and his real life wife Kiron Kher. The couple is appearing together for the first time in a movie.

There were reports that Yami might do a film with John Abraham's production house and Shoojit Sircar.

The actress, however, denied it.

"I have always said working with them will be a privilege. I owe my success to them, they gave me my first break. They are like my mentors. There is no project with them as of now," she said.


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