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Aspiring Actors should train themselves as Olympic athletes: Hrithik Roshan

Magic happens when actor understands the madness of a character

Posted On: 21 NOV 2021 8:42PM by PIB Mumbai

Panaji, 21 November 2021


“There exist some kind of madness in every character. The real magic happens when one actor understands this madness”, said Bollywood Superstar Hrithik Roshan at a virtual In-Conversation Session of 52nd International Film Festival of India today.

Hrithik said that one actor first needs to resonate the character within himself and establish a strong connection. “I feel the emotions I play. Usually the emotions are real as I take them from my own life and experiences”, he added.

Advising the aspiring actors he said, “They should treat themselves like Olympic athletes. They need to put their hard work in training and practice every day and surround themselves with cine lovers.”

Talking about the importance of OTT platforms, the Superstar said, “All kinds of people in our social environment needs to be properly represented in Cinema. With the emergence of OTT platforms, there is a wide scope for all actors and filmmakers. How wonderful it is when each actor has an opportunity to be a Superstar! ”

Responding to a query he said, “Sometimes after completion of a film, it’s difficult to unlearn and forget few characters which has deep rooted impression upon you. It’s disheartening to unlearn the characters of Koi Mil Gaya and Kaabil.

Attending the session Writer and Director Siddharth Anand said that directing a film is a long and wholesome process. “The Director needs to crack the story first. Then he has to look after scripting, dialogue, selection of actors, screenplay and a whole lot of things”, he added.  

The In-Conversation Session was moderated by noted Bollywood trade analyst Komal Nahta.

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