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After The  Success Of Hindi Medium Deepak Dobriyal Wants To Rescue the Late Kundan Shah’s Film



The very versatile scenestealer Deepak Dobriyal who habitally did a Nawazuddin on all  the male stars , is  enjoying  his new success  after  Hindi Medium.

 Says Deepak, “The film changed my  image as a comic actor. As the father of an economically challenged family desperate  to see his son go to an angrezi-medium school, I got a chance  to stop being funny. The  biggest  compliment I’ve received is that I made audiences cry inHindi Medium. During a year of boxoffice  setbacks I am proud to say our film has made substantial  profits.”

Deepak now wants to retrieve rescue and release  his mentor Kundan Shah’s short film ‘Hero’ which was shot  live on  a railway station inMumbai for 7 days.

“It was  the most challenging performance  of my career. Everyday for  a week Kundan Shah and I would  descend  on platform no 5  ofGoregaon station, and I’d be told to do my  own thing.Everyone passing-by stared  at me performing all kinds of weird stunts and antics. By the third day even the  teaseller  on  the platform knew me. We just shot live without worrying about the results,”  recalls Deepak.

 The actor remembers  the experience and  the director with much pleasure. “Kundan Sir was my brother , my  mentor. He would unabashedly  hold my hand and we’d take  long walks together. When we  shot this short film we were like two boys on a rampage  doing whatever came to our minds. Kundan  Sir wanted me  in  his last filmP Se PM Tak. But I was unable  to do it. He  is gone and  my film with him remains unreleased. I am trying my best to get it released, if not for my sake  then Kundan’s sake.”

Right now Deepak is excited  about Akshat Verma’s Kaalakaandiwhere he along with  Vijay Raaz  play two gangsters.

Says Deepak excitedly, “We play two greedy gangsters.And we had a ball shooting together. Vijay is my neighbour.We’d travel  together every day to the shooting discussing how to interpret  the day’s scenes.  The fact that  Vijay is  such a  talented co-actor definitely helped me  give my best.”

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