Audiences Wish to See Actual Characters: Rajkummar Rao on His Choice to Do ‘Chhalaang’

Actor Rajkummar Rao as soon as once more performs a relatable character in his upcoming movie, Chhalaang, and says there’s a demand for tales with actual characters.

Within the Hansal Mehta-directed social comedy set in Haryana, he portrays the position of a PT trainer who initially would not take sports activities too severely.

“I used to be into sports activities. I did my education in Haryana, so I may relate to it. The PT trainer’s accent… there’s numerous nostalgia and enjoyable,” mentioned the actor.

“Audiences wish to see actual characters. That is why new era writers and filmmakers are making movies about actual individuals and cultures. You could have seen a man like Montu (his character within the movie) in actual life. There’s a demand for such tales,” he added.

Via the movie, he hopes individuals perceive the significance of bodily coaching.

“Faculty has many alternatives. Training is vital, however bodily health can also be vital, particularly in right this moment’s time,” mentioned the actor.

“Chhalaang” reunites Rajkummar with director Hansal Mehta. “It’s such a pleasure to work with Hansal sir. It’s really particular. Our first assembly was in 2011 and there was an instantaneous connection. Since then we have now been working collectively. I like him,” mentioned Rajkummar.

“Working with Hansal sir on this movie was completely different. It’s not one of many critical dramas. Hansal sir understands humour effectively,” added the actor, who has delivered heavy-duty performances in critical Hansal Mehta directorials as “Shahid”, “CityLights”, and “Aligarh”.

Produced by Ajay Devgn, Luv Ranjan, Ankur Garg, the movie additionally stars Nushrratt Bharuccha, Saurabh Shukla, Satish Kaushik, Zeeshan Ayyub, Ila Arun and Jatin Sarna.

“The movie is with youngsters and about youngsters, which adults may also take pleasure in,” mentioned Ranjan, who feels that they’ve explored one thing completely different in “Chhalaang”.

“Sports activities movies usually have nationwide groups and large occasions, however what about their origin? That begins in faculties. Now we have seen films on coaches and gamers, however not a PT grasp. Introduction to sports activities all the time occurs via a PT grasp. That is the place the concept got here from,” he shared.

The movie releases on the eve of Youngsters’s Day, on November 13, on Amazon Prime Video.

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