De De Pyaar De actor Tabu: Nobody is the hero or heroine of any film now

Is there a pressure of being Tabu? A film has to be Andhadhun for me to be a Simi enough. We can still have the conventional, typical romance which is also very entertaining, but I always thought that why should we restrict it to a certain formula. It’s great to see these good actors getting their space and recognition. More Explained

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How do you take the criticism on social media? It’s great to know that people have such level of expectations but I know any acclaim or appreciation you get for a film is only for that film and that character and its a combination of many factors. You can now show that people have a different point of view. Websites to check Telangana TS Intermediate result 2019

Now, the audiences have evolved and nobody feels compelled to follow the beaten track. Everyone was true to their character, even if you take out one character, you will feel something is missing from the film. Popular Photos

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Have you seen these photos of Hina Khan, Vicky Kaushal and Madhuri Dixit? Tabu played Simi, a street-smart seductress who knows how to get her way in Andhadhun. As she sat down for a freewheeling chat with during the promotions of her upcoming release De De Pyaar De, the actor told us she is extremely content that every member of a film’s cast is finally getting their due. From the beginning, I have been bored and tired seeing a similar depiction of romance on the screen. God forbid that I ever have to deal with it. How do you evaluate this evolution? What can we expect from Manju of De De Pyaar De? It cannot just hinge on the lead actors unless there is a film like that. Nobody talks about that parity. Tabu with Ajay Devgn and Rakul Preet Singh in De De Pyaar De. So, I am all for giving a lot of importance to every member of the cast. It is a one scene cameo. From showing young romance to now romance between old people and homosexuals, Bollywood has evolved in terms of portraying the emotion of love. Writers are coming up with compelling stories that have a larger number of characters. Nobody is the hero or heroine of any film now. I think it’s an interesting space and there are nice interesting things she is saying which really ring true for me. She is not a funny character at all. Yes (extremely happy). It just happens that there is an age difference between people who love each other. From Vijaypath to Golmaal Again and now De De Pyaar De, has Ajay Devgn changed as a person? After Andhadhun, do you think the audience expects a lot more from you in terms of performance? For me to keep the bar, if not higher, at least where it is now, pushes me to do good work. Fortunately, I haven’t received any flak for anything that I have done and I hope it remains that way. So, I think it’s really interesting. Advertising

Having played quite a few supporting roles, Tabu is over cock-a-hoop at the recognition supporting actors are receiving these days. I have always been aware and have put my energies into doing my job well, playing my character well. 0
Comment(s) Now De De Pyaar De is on the same lines. Nothing has been said about your role in Bharat. Your film Cheenikum also dealt with an older man falling in love with a younger woman. Also, it’s not restricted to age game that only a 25-year-old can be a heroine or a 26-year-old can only be a hero. I think it is very good. So yeah I am here to give my best. I have been saying this for the past two years, that when we talk about pay parity, we also have to consider parity between the lead actors and the supporting cast. What can I talk about it? This is something that I have envisioned for the industry. So I would like to see it only in the light of Andhadhun. See, I can repeat an Andhadhun only if I get another Andhadhun. Our relationship hasn’t changed in over 20 years. But I think this change has happened because our stories have become about people rather than just being about one couple or hero. Advertising

I am not saying this because it is my film, but I feel the entire cast of Andhadhun was stellar. For me, he is still the same. So, when you will see the film, you will realise that there are a lot of relationships and a lot of dynamics that are in play in the story. I think it is only the other actors in a film who make the lead actor shine and make the film what it becomes. Excerpts from the conversation:
Of late, do you think supporting actors have also started to get their due in the industry? It’s their love story vis a vis his family who separated from him and there are so many other things. How do you deal with it? So, it’s not Cheeni Kum at all. Now the supporting actors are getting a lot of significant parts to play. For me, that’s the greatest joy though it is not my achievement. Cheeni Kum and De De Pyaar De are not similar at all. Moreover, I can only do what I am given to do in the parameters of the script and the film with that particular director. Talking about the pressure, I like to diffuse it by looking at it as an expectation. It is a totally different film. This is a character that I haven’t played before. De De Pyaar De is not about an older man and a younger woman.