Actor-producer John Abraham has always tried to associate himself with content-driven films. But he feels that the best content doesn’t come from Hindi cinema.
“I feel that the best content comes from regional cinema. When you have don’t have an unnecessarily huge budget, you concentrate on the one thing that matters – content,” John says.
He’s entered the regional space for the first time with his Marathi production Savita Damodar Paranjpe. “As a producer, I try to make good cinema, and this is one of those compelling scripts. There are certain stories that should be made in a certain language. When I first heard this story, I knew that it was meant to be made in Marathi,” he says.
Would the actor ever consider doing a Marathi film himself? “Honestly, I would love to do a Marathi film. I have been born and brought up here in Mumbai, so Marathi is my first language. We should speak it more often, but unfortunately, we don't, we mostly speak English. I would love to do a Marathi film though,” he says....