My role in Jab Tum Kaho a mix of the real and the reel, says Parvin

Saturday, Feb 27, 2016,16:22 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Kolkata | Actor Parvin Dabaas says his just-released romantic comedy Jab Tum Kaho mirrors his real life character of a Delhi-based ‘rough’ guy. Dabaas, 41, said the real and the reel have merged in the portrayal of his character in the film. My character of a Delhi-based guy bears similarity with my real life status as a rough-mannered Delhiite, while my heroine Ambalika Sarkar represents a vibrant, sweet Kolkata girl ‘Khusi’ in the film, he said.

Dabaas, who says he is still relishing his shooting experience in Kolkata, has Mirror Game among his upcoming Bollywood releases, a psychological thriller where he enacted a professor’s role. My character holds himself responsible for the death of a student, he said. About his second Bollywood film Kuldip Patwal, a political thriller, Dabaas said, While thrillers are the toast of the season, political thrillers have got more relevance in present-day India.

In ‘Kuldip Patwal’ I am pitted with Raima Sen and I found her to be a beautiful girl and a lovely actor. I wish to see her in Bollywood Diaries but could not find time, Dabaas said. Directors’ favourite for his versatility, Dabaas has acted in a wide range of movies including Monsoon Wedding, Khosla Ka Ghosla, My Name Is Khan and Ragini MMS 2. You slot them in different genres.

You call ‘Monsoon Wedding’ a cross-over film, ‘Ragini MMS 2′ a horror film, MYNK a larger than life film, but for me it is the same approach to a character. Dabaas, who has worked with directors like Mira Nair, is willing to land a role in an Aparna Sen project. I am hoping the script will be a really good one as also the character. She is my all-time favourite director from Bengal.