Actor Vikrant Massey says he’s a person with a plan and in addition with out one as he welcomes his future and no matter life has in retailer for him with open arms. Massey, who started his journey on the small display with exhibits akin to “Dharam Veer” and “Balika Vadhu”, is thought for bringing a quiet depth and sensitivity to his roles, making him one of the crucial versatile performers of his era.
The actor began his journey in movies with Vikramaditya Motwane”s “Lootera” and has given critically-lauded performances in films and exhibits akin to “A Dying within the Gunj”, “Lipstick Underneath My Burkha”, “Chhapaak”, “Mirzapur” and most not too long ago “Cargo”.
In an interview with PTI, Massey stated like a lot of his contemporaries, he has a plan for his profession however he isn’t “chasing” it.
“In bits and items, sure (I’ve a plan). No one survives with no plan, however I”m not chasing the plan now. Now, that”s the skinny line. If I wish to break it down, my plan is to go on the market and entertain folks with good performances…
“However I’ve been right here with no plan and really early in my life, I realised this factor that how can my plans be higher than his plans, whoever is up there,” the actor stated.
Massey stated his journey in life and cinema has been lovely thus far.
“I’ve been blessed with higher tomorrows than todays. On reflection, there are days once I look again and I all the time imagine that God has been sort. So, I haven”t deliberate my life per se.
“The little issues which can be inside my management, I attempt planning them however I”m somebody who”s very subservient in direction of the existence of one thing up there. So I’d somewhat go away it at that as a result of that journey has been lovely,” he stated.
Massey alternative of roles — be it the kindhearted Rana in “Dil Dhadakne Do”; bullied Shutu in “A Dying within the Gunj”; activist Amol in “Chhapaak” or the reluctant gangster Bublu Pandit in “Mirzapur” — have all the time struck the best chord.
The actor stated he makes an additional effort to get into the psyche of his characters to make them relatable for the audiences.
He stresses that there is no such thing as a outlined course of to do what he is ready to do together with his characters however Massey needs folks to hold the story with them once they end watching his performances.
“There isn’t a one-size-fits-all methodology that I take it out of the field and apply. It relies upon from movie to movie however one of many causes is for folks to take a seat again and realise ”Oh, you understand what? This man and the characters that he performs are relatable, honest and intense.”
“It”s one thing that you simply wish to take dwelling with you and doubtless sit again and talk about with a couple of pals. That’s the true success, in accordance with me. I aspire to do this, not that I’ve already achieved it… It”s a steady course of… You”re failing, you”re succeeding and attending to know your self extra with time,” Massey added.
At 33, the actor stated that he has an extended street forward of him and he doesn”t wish to overburden himself with expectations.
“I wish to commit errors and be taught from my errors. I wish to evolve as an individual, and develop from power to power.”
For the longer term, Massey, nevertheless, has one aspiration — to play a task that explores the darker features of his character.
“I”m searching for the day once I get to play an antagonist as near Langda Tyagi (Saif Ali Khan”s character from ”Omkara”). It’s going to additionally kind of give me an opportunity to faucet different areas of my being as an actor that I haven”t come nose to nose but. I’d love to do this.
“After which, there are such a lot of extra there. Additionally concurrently, with out taking the credit score away from whoever is writing my future, the opposite components that I wish to play, I”m doing a few of them too.”
Massey most not too long ago featured in two Netflix films — “Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare” and “Cargo”.
He completes the hat-trick with one other function for the streamer, “Ginny Weds Sunny” that’s primarily his first romantic comedy as a male lead.
The actor, who stars reverse Yami Gautam within the film, stated the movie was a “breather” from his intense roles.
“I used to be really trying ahead to doing one thing like this. One thing as mild as ”Ginny Weds Sunny” as a result of after ”A Dying within the Gunj” and ”Lipstick…” and all the opposite issues that I used to be doing concurrently, I used to be actually searching for a breather at work area.
“I had been doing fairly difficult, borderline morose and intense stuff. So I wished to do one thing like this, and this felt like the best script at the moment,” Massey stated.
The actor is comfortable that the movie, written by Navjot Gulati and Sumit Arora and directed by Puneet Khanna, has been acquired nicely by the viewers.
“I feel it was destined to be this manner. With this pandemic, the final seven months have been so tough for most people out and so to have an out-and-out, straightforward breezy household entertainer is sweet for them.
“There have been so many messages appreciating the film and video of individuals watching the movie with their households. So, I”m glad you understand that I took this name,” Massey stated.