Entertainment Bollywood 18 Dec 2018 Vir Das picks up a d ...

Vir Das picks up a dark role

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Published Dec 18, 2018, 12:41 am IST
Updated Dec 18, 2018, 12:41 am IST
Vir Das
 Vir Das

Actor-comedian-writer Vir Das is geared up for his next series, this time in Hindi in collaboration with filmmaker Nikhil Advani titled Hasmukh.

This would be the first time the multi-talented actor will be associated with a script that is dark, intense and a territory he has never delved into it. Other than writing the script in Hindi for the first time, he will be seen playing the titular role. It was challenging for Vir to play Hasmukh.

The character is intense, has reservations and stays away from public appearances. To get into the skin of the character, Vir went into isolation. “I had co-written the series and I knew this role is unlike any other I have done. It’s dark, twisted, something people don’t expect of me. And thus once I got into the character, I preferred to stay in it and I felt any distraction wouldn’t allow me the chance to stay true. So I preferred being by myself to stay focused,” said Vir.

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