Actor Akshay Oberoi last seen in the successful webseries The Inside Edge and currently wooing the waves with the web series Ilegal is happy to get time at home .
Says Akshay , “I was working like a beast before this lockdown. I did 7 projects back to back. It’s nice to be at home, to be very honest.I don’t really have any anxiety about being confined at home for so long. I think my years of struggling as an actor has taught me to be incredibly patient.”
So how is Akshay spending his time? “With my 3 yr old avyaan! Cooking. Cleaning. Gardening!”
Does Akshay see the coronavirus as the end of the road for the bigscreen’s supremacy? “No. Cinema will come back. I mean to shoot stuff we still have to get hundreds of people in a room together. So that would also means audiences will return to theatres if we are able to shoot.”
Akshay has a slew of projects lined up on the web. “Flesh is produced by Siddharth Anand who directed War . I play a flesh trade owner. Relished the hell of this part. My character is an out and out baddie. Then I have Magic which is about a druggy who overdoses.goes to rehab and discovers his own drug which he starts to make and sell. It is directed by Nikhil Rao who is a very known ad filmmaker. I also have Inside Edge season 3 which is what is. As you already know. The there is Ktina a rom-com produced by Ekta kapoor starring Disha Patani and I am the romantic interest.”
Akshay is also doing a feature film with Richa Chadha. “Madam Chief Minister is about politics I play a politician. Directed by Subhash Kapoor.And in the Hindi remake of Thirruttu Payale I play the villian. Vineet plays the hero.Urvashi is in between our two characters. It’s a villain and hero cat and mouse chase.”