At a time when most high actors are venturing into the OTT area, one would assume that Dulquer Salmaan would comply with go well with. The actor reveals there’s been no dearth of affords, however he had been ready for the suitable mission.
“I had been getting a variety of inquiries for [web] collection, however most of them had been remakes of exhibits made within the West. I wish to steer clear of remakes and solely stick with authentic content material,” says Salmaan, who is about to star in his first OTT collection — Raj & DK’s upcoming crime caper.
“I feel they’re the most effective individuals to work with. I really like their exhibits and movies. So, after I spoke to them, they stated there was an ensemble [cast] for the present. I wasn’t positive how I’d function, however each character has a motive to be there. I simply wished to expertise this,” says the Sita Ramam (2022) actor.
Within the internet area, crime thrillers appear to have extra takers than most different genres. “When one thing is working, everyone jumps onto that bandwagon after which, someone has to return and break that litter. That’s simply historically our work. I feel my debut is coming at an excellent time, as a result of it is a crime thriller that doesn’t take itself too critically,” he says.
One other broadly mentioned subject lately is the necessity for censorship on OTT, given the type of specific content material put out. The actor shares his take: “Typically, I do really feel that you just don’t want to make use of foul language or present a lot violence. When the medium dropped, it was so new and other people had been simply taking the liberty of making an attempt and exploring. The viewers’s tastes right itself and alter with regardless of the medium will shift to.”
Having performed quite a few Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi initiatives, the 37-year-old says he’s open to exploring new languages and industries, together with Kannada. “I stored going with what was being supplied to me. I’m very open to doing a Kannada movie as nicely. I really like exploring new languages. My dad (actor Mammootty) has performed Kannada movies, too. So when the suitable movie comes alongside, I’m prepared. Actually, Bengaluru is like dwelling to me as my sister stays right here and a few of my closest pals dwell right here, too,” he indicators off.