19
Saturday
August 2017
10:24 PM IST
News Headlines
Home   | Main News   | Kerala  | National   | International  | Business   | Sports   | Entertainment   | Columns   | Offbeat   | About Deepika 
Entertainment News
Not worried about box office collections: Sushant Singh Rajput
 
(Mumbai, May 19, 2017): He may have a box office success like "MS Dhoni:The Untold Story" to his credit but actor Sushant Singh Rajput says he does not get swayed by the hoopla of weekend business.

The actor says his aim is to work hard and do justice with his characters.

"I had worked really hard for 'Byomkesh...' but it didn't open well on Friday. Saturday-Sunday was bad. By Monday morning, I was completely okay. I didn't force myself to feel normal," Sushant told PTI.

"With 'Dhoni...' the weekend was massive. But by Monday, I was fine, normal. I thought why is it like this, I should be flying. But I realised, I can't screw up next six-eight months of my life being obsessed about that weekend," he adds.

The actor says there is no point in getting excited about numbers and believes in giving his 100 percent to a film.

Sushant says though actors are generally typecast according to the kind of roles they essay, he does not give too much importance to these things.

"We do typecast actors like he is an action hero, he is a comedian. I don't care about it. It's not my headache, it's theirs (audience). With every film, the audience has to change the perception so I am not bothered by it," he says.

"From the day I sign the film, till I dub, I never think about anybody else. It's a very selfish thing. This is precisely the reason I became an actor," he adds.

In "Raabta", the actor will be seen in dual roles, playing a modern day guy and an ancient warrior.

"The role gave me an opportunity to show my martial arts skills. Shooting simultaneously for both the characters wasn't possible. So we shot for the contemporary one in Budapest then I took two and a half months break in between and prepared for the older character. I trained massively in sword fighting."

When the trailer was out, it was compared to SS Rajamouli's blockbuster "Magadheera" a love story which also had a reincarnation angle similar to "Raabta" but Sushant dismisses any similarity between the two films.

"It is not a cliched reincarnation story. It's a very modern take. There is a hero, heroine, a villain and they're born again. I can make ten different films right now on paper which will have two brothers and a mother and the brothers are born again. It doesn't mean that it's 'Karan Arjun'," he says.

The film, directed by Dinesh Vijan, also stars Kriti Sanon and "Neerja" fame actor Jim Sarbh. It is scheduled to release on June 9.(PTI)


'Predator' star Sonny Landham passes away
Bollywood's attitude towards women changed: Kareena
Kochiites give warm welcome to Sunny Leone
Daniel Craig to return as 'James Bond'
King Khan pays a visit to Dilip Kumar
'Honey Bee 2.5' to set a unique record in Mollywood
New CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi opens up
Alia excited to work with father
Online campaign to ban TV show
Baba Ramdev to act in 'patriotic movie'
10 years on, 'Chak de India' team turns nostalgic
This is the best phase of my career: Emraan Hashmi
They expect me to do so: Jackie Chan
Saira Banu speaks about Dilip Kumar's condition
Mammootty all set for 'Kunjali Marakkar'
'Sallapam' sequel: The idea which never took off
Aamir Khan unveils 'Secret Superstar' poster
Kajol clocks 25 years in Bollywood
Thank you Rafi sahab for being my voice: Rishi Kapoor
Priyanka & Madhuri to come together
KERALA NEWS
Shukkoor murder: CBI re-investigation against CPI(M) leaders
 (Kannur, Aug 19, 2017, DG): The CBI has decided to conduct a re-investigation against CPI(M) leaders  
Malappuram conversions: State didn't submit report, says Minister
Two new earthworm species found in Western Ghats
Oommen Chandy's idea not practical: Antony
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Knife attacker in Russian city wounds 8, shot by police
 (Moscow, Aug 19, 2017, AFP): A knife attacker stabbed eight people on the street in Russia's far nor
High security as Afghanistan marks independence day
Two dead, six injured in Finland stabbing spree
Mattis says a decision is closer on strategy for Afghanistan
NATIONAL NEWS
Positive result on merger in a day or two: Panneerselvam
 (Chennai, Aug 19, 2017, PTI): Talks on the merger of the two AIADMK factions are going on smoothly a
Nitish, Sharad supporters clash outside CM's house
Adityanath targets Rahul, says Gorakhpur not a 'picnic spot'
12 people die of swine flu in Gujarat; toll rises to 242
Untitled Page
Rashtra Deepika LTD
Copyright @ 2017 , Rashtra Deepika Ltd.