Hangout: Ragini Khanna, Akshay Oberoi and Pankaj Tripathi on working together in 'Gurgaon'
Ragini Khanna, Akshay Oberoi and Pankaj Tripathi join Renil Abraham on Hangout and speak about Gurgaon, their journeys and their reasons behind choosing a script
Ragini Khanna, Akshay Oberoi and Pankaj Tripathi — the cast of the noir-thriller Gurgaon, directed by National Award winning cinematographer Shanker Raman, joined Renil Abraham on the Firstpost show Hangout and got up close and personal about their movie.
The actors speak at length about their reasons for choosing a film, their communication skills and their individual journeys in the industry.
Akshay Oberoi considers himself to be a "boring person" and does not take on a role with the thought of whether his audience will laud him for his on screen portrayal. For Oberoi, the script he chooses is a very personal and "selfish" decision. For Ragini Khanna on the other hand, the primary factor behind choosing a movie is the "director and the writer". Actor Pankaj Tripathi, prefers to think about the thought behind a script, and his own character. One of the reasons he took on Gurgaon was also because he had previously worked with the producer of the film, Ajay Rai, in Nil Battey Sannata.
The suspense thriller Gurgaon hit screens on 4 August.
The Kriti Sanon interview | 'With films like Mimi, I get more comfortable with the idea of growing as an actor'
In an exclusive interview, Kriti Sanon discusses the leap she has taken as an actor in Mimi, collaborating again with Luka Chuppi director Laxman Utekar, and returning to the small-town template after her breakthrough Bareilly Ki Barfi.
The Pankaj Tripathi interview | 'I must admit I've reached a burnout; I'm tired of acting and need a break'
Pankaj Tripathi discusses new film Mimi, working with Kriti Sanon in multiple projects including the upcoming Bachchan Pandey, and future films 83 and OMG 2.
If it had been better written and directed, Mimi might have been considered dangerous anti-women propaganda. But it is too insubstantial to be debated.