This Friday, popular character artists in the industry – Boman Irani, Sanjay Mishra, Ram Kapoor and Saurabh Shukla talk to Anupama Chopra about what it’s like to be a supporting actor, what they would change if they could and much more! With their formidable acting talent, these supporting actors have played critical roles in films like 3 Idiots, the recently released Ankhon Dekhi, Udaan and Barfi.
When asked if the difference between supporting actors and lead heroes is now blurred, Saurabh Shukla said, “Kahin filmon mein yeh line dhundhli ho gayihain. Kyonki ab ensemble cast ke films bhi hai. Jinmein hero type ek character nahi hai jiskeirdh-girdh story hoti hai.”
Next, Anupama Chopra gets on to a conversation with Subhash Ghai – one of Bollywood’s most renowned directors, who has been on a long break since his last movie. Known to launch new artists with each movie, his latest offering Kaanchi sees newcomer actress Mishti and Kartik Tiwari in lead roles supported by veteran actors Rishi Kapoor and Mithun Chakraborty. Catch the director in conversation about his movie, the state of women in the country, his journey in Bollywood and much more.
“Ekcheez to mujhe bohut pasand aayi jo change aayehain, wo ye haay ki jo high concept low budget film thi, unko logon ne accept karna shurukiya,” said Subhash Ghai when asked about what changes he’s seen in the industry.
Tune in to Star Verdict for the full conversation with Bollywood’s most popular director and supporting actors of the industry on 20 April, Sunday, at 8.30 pm on Star Plus.
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