- How is the response to your show Lockdown Ki Love Story?
Lockdown Ki Love Story is getting great reviews. I am happy and satisfied with this show.
- You have done theatre, television and now films. Which medium is close to your heart?
I started my career with theatre and it is very close to my heart. In theatre you get instant appreciation.
- Tell us about your upcoming movie Kaagaz…
It’s a black comedy. The concept of the film is based on life and struggle of Lal Bihari, a farmer from a small village in Azamgarh (UP), who was declared dead on official papers.
- What is your character in this film?
I am playing a sarpanch. Playing such a powerful character that too with such strong cast was a wonderful experience.
- How was it working with director Satish Kaushik and co-actor Pankaj Tripathi?
Working with talented director Satish Kaushik was very challenging. On the sets he is extremely supportive and open for feedback. Pankaj Tripathi is very cooperative and good to work with.
- Any interesting memory from the sets?
While shooting, one day Satish Kaushik told me in a funny way that Vijay Kumar and Pankaj Tripathi are the best guru-chela jodi working with him. It was the best compliment for us. So, the jodi is here to rock with their performances.
- Recently you were shooting in Jabalpur. Which project was that?
I was in Jabalpur for the shooting of murder mystery Gubbar. I am playing an investigator in this film.
- We hear you have a role in the movie Atrangi Re as well. Please share details.
Yes, but can’t reveal much about it. I can just say working with a young actor like Sara Ali Khan is a delight. She gives her best, that’s her quality.
- Besides acting, what else keeps you busy?
While working in television shows you have no spare time left. But whenever I get time, I spend it with my family.