India, June 1 -- This has been quite an eventful year for actor Parineeti Chopra as it started on a high, with not one but three releases. While Saina and Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar (SAPF) had a theatrical outing before the second wave of the pandemic hit, The Girl On The Train took the direct-to-OTT route.

In fact, SAPF - which had a very short run, theatrically, before the cinemas shut again - got a new lease of life upon its release on the web recently. That's something Chopra is extremely pleased about. "I had the cliched opinion that films should have a theatrical release, and a film coming out on OTT is a compromised release," she admits, adding that she no longer has that idea.

"In the last one year, there has been such a shift as to...