Pratik Gandhi: Cracking north Indian twang was important

Pratik Gandhi: Cracking north Indian twang was important

There’s something about gripping investigative dramas that instantly draw you into their world. Prateek Gandhi believes the same is true for his upcoming series, The Great Indian Murder.

After the stupendous success of Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story, the actor’s next big outing is built on a solid foundation – a Disney+ Hotstar special based on Vikas Swarup’s bestseller Six Suspects. “The script was the starting point as the subject matter is complex and complex in itself. If you have read the book, you understand how detailed the subject is,” the actor, who plays the role of Central Bureau of Investigation officer Suraj Yadav, has been tasked with investigating the murder of a minister’s son. The play, which is based on the life of the corrupt and powerful, also stars Richa Chadha, Ashutosh Rana, Raghubir Yadav and Shashank Arora.

Opportunity to work with director Tigmanshu Dhulia There was a reason for Gandhi to say yes to the project. “I am playing a North Indian character for the first time, so it was important to crack the twang. Had to learn the language. It helped that Tigmanshu hails from Allahabad, and has such a good grasp of Hindi. We did a lot, and came up with specifics for the character. ,

Extensive homework comes naturally to the actor who has his roots in theatre. Gandhi Before stepping in front of the camera, the investigating officers of North India studied the nuances. “My character is in the system, but he is playing with the system. it’s interesting because he has a different body language and his world is different [from that of the roles I have played before],




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