Be it Tripling’s goofy Chitvan (Amol Parashar), or Panchayat’s perennially-frustrated Abhishek Tripathi, OTT content has been instrumental in furthering the characterisation of its leading men beyond one-tone man-children or know-it-all macho men.
In a conversation with Anupama Chopra and Baradwaj Rangan, Fahadh Faasil speaks about his acting process, why he just wants to be as good as his co-actors and how a lot of people don’t notice a lot of the things he does.
When we lose an actor before their time, there is an uncanny quality that their films take on: there is no continuing or completed filmography to reflect on; Instead, we are left with the promises of unrealised futures…
This is not a list that will shatter the stereotype of what a “Bollywood” film is. It is a list of films from the past 20 years, meant to breathe life into it- long films, class conflicts, colour and rage, dance-offs on stage.
People seemed surprised when they saw Rishi in films like ‘Mulk’ and ‘Aurangzeb’. But even when “Bollywood” was just called “Hindi cinema”, there were plenty of serious roles, and seriously worthy performances.