After starring in the movies ‘Khuda Hafiz 2’ and ‘Sita Ramam’ last year, Ashwath Bhatt is gearing up for the release of his next Mission Majnu, which will premiere on Netflix on January 20th. Mission Majnu and what audiences forget when they want to “boycott Bollywood”. (Please also read: Ashwath Bhatt: Stories from Mahabharata have stuck with me till now)
Ashwath told the Hindustan Times that he feels lucky to have access to a wide variety of parts these days. He said, “It’s also a conscious decision to look for characters who are polar opposites of each other in some ways. When you play a compelling role, suddenly the same kind of role is always thrown at you. You can’t escape it.” can not.”
He aimed to play these different kinds of parts, all with shades of gray, in different ways that would make them stand out from each other. He believed that very little unique and challenging casting has been done in recent times.
Ashwath said: It was random and haphazard, but now it’s suddenly done in a very organized way. .
He felt that audiences would eventually grow tired of seeing one person in the same role. is needed. When asked if there were any roles he would like to do in the future, he said he wished someone would offer him comedy.
However, in Mission Majnu, Ashwas said he was “playing a real-life character to the core” for the first time. to explore nuclear secrets. Ashwath plays a character whose decisions will have a profound impact on the history of both countries. Many have commented that his resemblance to this real-life dictator is striking.
Reacting to the trailer and upcoming film, the actor said he’s thrilled the industry is taking on more stories based on real events.[Hollywood] We didn’t have that opportunity before because we tend to show off our heroes in movies. ”
He continued, “People need entertainment, but somewhere along the line their tastes are changing. It used to be impossible to fool the audience, but now it is completely difficult to fool them. Let’s see what they did, because you believed in those characters and stories and connected with their families.”
The actor said he was happy with the success of films like Drissham 2. “At the end of the day, if the industry thrives, it helps everyone… when people say ‘boycott Bollywood,’ They don’t realize that garib aadmi ke pet pe laat maar rahe hai (The poor are already depressed and they are kicking the poor). Producer or hero ko koi fark nahi padnewala hai ( It doesn’t affect already established producers and heroes. They may take a hit in publicity and fan following. It’s just the denominator. It’s very disappointing.
Besides Mission Majnu, the actor will appear in IB 71 starring Vidut Jamwal and the Netflix web series. His short film Kiss, directed by Varun Grover, is also making the rounds at the festival. Ashwas is also filming a movie with John Abraham playing an antagonist.
He also revealed that he has struggled to stay true to his craft. He said, “It’s not easy to reject a project. I still say no to a lot of things. Someone told me, ‘You play a lot of Muslim characters.’ I was. “Hey, tell me one thing. Do you play a lot of Hindu roles to actors playing Hindu roles?” You don’t say that. If they’re the same character, you can tell me it’s the same character. Don’t club it into religion. Many people who have been in this industry for longer than ever keep saying, “Ashwath, kitna mana karega. mana karuta rehega, fir mana hi ho gaega.” If you continue, it will be canceled)””
“Unfortunately, some of the films I’ve been in in the last few years have not yet been released. Otherwise, you would have seen me perfectly as Ram in Ram Leela in a small film called Mandli. However, [it’s] A beautiful and interesting script, but never released. It’s not in my hands,” he concluded.