Rao’s upcoming tasks embody Gulaab & Weapons, Mr and Mrs Mahi, and Stree 2
As a performer, Rajkummar Rao says he doesn’t need to bracket himself and yearns to be a part of distinctive tales informed by nice storytellers.
Rao has dabbled between impartial and industrial cinema together with his performances in films comparable to Kai Po Che, Shahid, Trapped, Newton, Badhaai Do, and Bheed.
“It’s thrilling instances to be part of completely different stunning tales, which have gotten an awesome coronary heart in it and that’s what I need to do. I need to proceed doing that. I by no means need to put myself in a bracket, like ‘that is one thing that works, so I ought to maintain doing that,” the 38-year-old actor informed PTI in an interview.
Giving the instance of his upcoming movie Sri, a biopic based mostly on the lifetime of visually impaired industrialist Srikanth Bolla, Rao stated he was initially scared to take up the position. “It is very important problem your self, break these boundaries for your self and do issues that scare you typically. Like this biopic of a visually impaired boy. It was scary however that’s the enjoyable of being an actor. You do work with nice makers, select an awesome story, and greater than half your job is completed,” he added.
Rao’s subsequent launch is the Netflix present Weapons & Gulaabs, a venture that was a “no-brainer” for him because it hailed from filmmaker duo Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK.
“I learn the story and I knew concerning the thought for some time. After they gave the script, I appreciated it as a result of their writing is unconventional, filled with quirks and humour however with nice characters. So, it could actually’t get higher than that,” he stated.
Set within the 90s, the Netflix sequence explores a world of crime whereas depicting love and innocence. Within the seven-part present, Rao performs the position of a mechanic named Paana Tipu.
The actor stated Weapons & Gulaabs has an genuine ’90s vibe and the credit score goes to the makers, the manufacturing group, and costume designers.
“It isn’t like we have been consciously pondering that you understand, ‘Oh! We’re within the 90’. It was simply that the world was given to us, which was the 90s world and there’s actor materials that was given to us. We needed to be honest about that materials. Every thing else was taken care of by Raj and DK and the respective departments as a result of greater than something folks would deal with the manufacturing design and the costume.”
Actors Dulquer Salman, Gulshan Devaiah, and Adarsh Gourav spherical out the forged of “Weapons & Gulaabs”, set to premiere on Netflix on August 18. The present may even function the late actor Satish Kaushik.
Apart from the sequence, Rao might be seen in Mr and Mrs Mahi alongside Janhvi Kapoor and Stree 2, the sequel to his 2018 blockbuster horror-comedy.