Ajay Devgan, can carry any movie on his shoulders, irrespective of its subject, genre and come as a winner at the box office. Devgn riding high on the success of ‘Golmaal’ franchise is once again all set to play a dashing Government officer, but ‘without uniform’ this time, in director Raj Kumar Gupta’s social drama ‘Raid’.
Dressed in casual chequered shirt and
Ajay, ‘Raid’ is inspired
How much research
More than me, the people behind the script have done their research. We liked the story so much that we decided to make a movie on it. Ritesh (writer) made the first draft and then we got Raj (Director) on board. They have taken immense efforts on the script and story. I can’t take credit for their hard work.
What is your contribution towards the movie?
When you do a movie as an actor, that contribution obviously is there. Besides, with director Rajkumar Gupta, I share a wonderful tuning. He precisely knows what he wants. It’s all about
What was your initial reaction when you heard the story?
When I heard the true incident, I instantly thought of making a movie on the subject. There was no script at that time, so we started working on the script. The story is fascinating and has different layers to it. I really enjoyed working on it.
How was the experience of working with Ileana in
She is a very sweet girl. Her role is not ‘
You worked with Saurabh Shukla earlier. What was different in ‘Raid’?
This is the first time we got the chance of sharing screen space this long. He is a brilliant actor and it was fun working with him. The film is based on the conflict between us. Many important scenes in the movie are between two of us, but they also have a humorous side to it.
The movie is releasing at such a
Scams used to happen earlier also, but thanks to media more people are becoming aware of it. There might be so many scams which took place in 80’s and 90’s, that till date we are not aware of. ‘Raid’ is also based on one such incident.
Your movies have the perfect combination of commercial aspect and social message. Is it a conscious decision from your end as an actor?
It just happens. Filmmaking is mainly about
Over the years, do you find any change in the audience?
Off course! It’s not just the viewers but even we are changing with time. Because so many platforms are available, exposure
Will web series affect movies and movie stars?
To some extent, it will definitely affect. Now we are bound to make movies which the viewers will love to watch in theatres. There will be no compromise on that part. The competition has become fierce.
Do you get affected by the reviews of your movies?
Why don’t we see more multi-
The script should be really good for such projects. And also, I think people hesitate to bring two heroes together and it has nothing to do with