Raabta actor Sushant Singh Rajput: Can’t ruin my life obsessing about box office numbers

It’s not my headache, it’s theirs (audience). But I realised, I can’t screw up next six-eight months of my life being obsessed about that weekend,” he adds. Sushant says though actors are generally typecast according to the kind of roles they essay, he does not give too much importance to these things. I trained massively in sword fighting.”
When the trailer was out, it was compared to SS Rajamouli’s blockbuster Magadheera a love story which also had a reincarnation angle similar to Raabta but Sushant dismisses any similarity between the two films.”It is not a cliched reincarnation story. He may have a box office success like MS Dhoni: The Untold Story to his credit but actor Sushant Singh Rajput says he does not get swayed by the hoopla of weekend business. In Raabta, the actor will be seen in dual roles, playing a modern day guy and an ancient warrior. It’s a very modern take. The actor says his aim is to work hard and do justice with his characters. It doesn’t mean that it’s ‘Karan Arjun’,” he says. I thought why is it like this, I should be flying. Saturday-Sunday was bad. The actor says there is no point in getting excited about numbers and believes in giving his 100 percent to a film. 2017-05-19T17:55:38+00:00″>
Published:May 19, 2017 5:55 pm

Sushant Singh Rajput says his aim is to work hard and do justice with his characters. I can make ten different films right now on paper which will have two brothers and a mother and the brothers are born again. The film, directed by Dinesh Vijan, also stars Kriti Sanon and Neerja fame actor Jim Sarbh. “From the day I sign the film, till I dub, I never think about anybody else. By Monday morning, I was completely okay. I don’t care about it. Also Read | Raabta star Sushant Singh Rajput to provide free education for underprivileged kids 
“We do typecast actors like he is an action hero, he is a comedian. With every film, the audience has to change the perception so I am not bothered by it,” he says. “I had worked really hard for ‘Byomkesh…’ but it didn’t open well on Friday. There is a hero, heroine, a villain and they’re born again. Shooting simultaneously for both the characters wasn’t possible. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App now So we shot for the contemporary one in Budapest then I took two and a half months break in between and prepared for the older character. “With ‘Dhoni…’ the weekend was massive. It’s a very selfish thing. But by Monday, I was fine, normal. This is precisely the reason I became an actor,” he adds. It is scheduled to release on June 9. “The role gave me an opportunity to show my martial arts skills. I didn’t force myself to feel normal,” Sushant told PTI.