Inform us one thing about ‘Dhahanam’. How did you come on board for the collection?
After I was briefed about my character for the primary time, I used to be very impressed. The character had a robust display screen presence and I felt it was difficult on the similar time. I knew immediately that I’d like to play this character on display screen. I gave it my one hundred pc.
You may have labored with Ram Gopal Varma previously. How would you describe him as a filmmaker?
Sure, I’ve labored with RGV sir earlier than. The factor that makes him stand other than others is his cinema. His course of and the way in which he takes the pictures on the units make him distinctive. He’s very far-sighted and it reveals within the sort of movies he makes. I used to be amused by how easily he takes a shot once I first labored with him.
What attracted you to your character in ‘Dhahanum‘?
The character that I’m taking part in is a really sturdy character. I’ve by no means been drawn to a personality due to its size or display screen time. The one factor that often attracts me to any character is its influence. I would like the viewers to recollect my character when they’re strolling out of the cinema halls.
How tough is it to painting a unfavourable position as in comparison with a constructive one on display screen?
Quite the opposite, I really feel it’s simpler to painting a unfavourable character than a constructive one. In line with me, it’s simpler to make somebody indignant or hate you for one thing than to make somebody fall in love with you. So comparatively, I really feel unfavourable roles will not be tough. Having stated that, I really feel each position comes with its personal challenges and has its personal significance and place within the movie. All we actors do is give our all to the character we painting.
The problem that I confronted on this film is that my character smoked and drank alcohol which I don’t do in actual life so I needed to be taught these mannerisms. Relaxation all was another character. When you get into the pores and skin of the character, every part else turns into simple.
The face of villains in Bollywood cinema has modified over time. Your ideas…
There have been quite a lot of adjustments in quite a lot of issues over time. And I really feel all of it relies upon upon the character that you’re taking part in and what imaginative and prescient the director has on your character. And you might be proper while you say the look of villainous characters has modified rather a lot. Villains these days are good and handsome. It’s not about being merciless and violent. However once more it’ll rely on the demand of the story.
Who do you assume is probably the most iconic villain within the historical past of Indian cinema?
Now we have had many iconic villains within the historical past of Indian cinema. Naming solely certainly one of them could be unfair and tough. But when I’ve to call one then the identify on the highest of my thoughts is the late Amrish Puri sir. I used to be an enormous fan of him and his voice. He was an evergreen actor. He did justice to all of the characters he has performed on display screen in his profession.
You may have labored with ace actors like Akshaye Khanna, Salman Khan, Vidyut Jammwal, and others. Who has been a delight to work with thus far?
There may be no person who doesn’t love Salman Khan. I’ve all the time been an enormous fan of Bhai and I had a ball working with him. It was a dream-come-true second for me. Akshaye sir was so clean and light-weight together with his appearing. He’s very pure and immensely gifted. With Vidyut, I, sadly, had no scenes. I hope I get to work with him someday once more in future.
You may have been part of some very huge movies and internet collection. How do you look again at your journey thus far?
Firstly, I want to specific my gratitude to everybody who has supported me in my journey thus far. I used to be very lucky to have gotten a chance to work with such huge administrators and actors. I’ve learnt quite a lot of issues. I don’t come from a movie household however I used to be very obsessed with appearing. Though I’ve had my share of struggles, I’m glad that I saved going and by no means let my confidence down. That is just the start. I hope I carry on transferring forward in my profession with the identical vigour.
Identify one movie or collection you watched lately that you just completely liked…
I lately completed watching ‘Gullak’ and it’s one thing we will all relate to sooner or later. It’s a very fantastically shot collection. I additionally liked Bobby Deol’s ‘Aashram’ on MX Participant.
Do you’ve gotten anybody from the Bollywood trade you look as much as?
The one individual whom I look as much as within the trade is Dharmendra sir. I connected to him since my childhood days. I’ve grown up watching his movies and flicks of his sons – Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol. I like his total household. I’ve laughed and cried with them whereas watching them on display screen. I obtained impressed to be an actor due to him.
I nonetheless bear in mind the primary time I met Dharmendra sir. He took my arms in his and stated, ‘God bless you beta’. I nonetheless bear in mind I froze there in entrance of him. He’s the perfect and he’ll all the time stay my idol.