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Anup Jalota’s Acting Debut At  66



Anup Jalota  has  just made his acting debut as a fundamentalist  politician in the  Netflix series Paatal Lok.

And if you think it’s just a  one-off whim , then you are wrong. The Bhajan Samrat says he  is open to more acting offers. “Yes, why not?If I get more  interesting roles  I would certainly  like to take  them  up. I enjoyed  acting for this series. When  it was offered  to me it was  not  called Paatal Lok. It  was  called Jamuna Paar and I was asked to play a  politician. The offer came from Anushka Sharma’s office .They informed me that  I’d have to shoot for eight days in Chitrakoot and then a  couple  of days in Mumbai. They said I had  the correct look  for it.I agreed without a second thought.”

Anup Jalota  admits he  enjoyed  the  new experience.  “It’s  never  too late to take up a new  challenge.And this  was an easy one. Playing the Dalit political leader was not difficult  at  all . After all I had  been on Bigg Boss which is  the toughest role to perform for any actor.”

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