Rajkummar Rao, who appears in Hindi films. Through his film career, Rao has become one of the most promising new actors in India, and has received a National Film Award and a Filmfare Award from three nominations.
Rao is currently gearing up to promote his upcoming movie, a survival-drama-thriller Trapped
Reportedly, for this film he had to actually stay off food for days, about the same He says, “That was the need of the script. I was playing a character that was going through such hell. So to fit in the character I had to starve myself. I was on black coffee and carrots for days to go through that pain, frustration and helplessness.”
Shot in less than a month, Trapped is is a survival-drama-thriller about a man, played by Rao, who gets locked inside his Mumbai apartment accidentally.
It further turns into a survival tale, where Rajkummar’s character needs to deal with things like lack of electric supply and water shortage. This film is directed by Vikramaditya Motwane, the movie received acclaim in multiple film festivals, and is all set to release on on March 17.
Says Rajkummar, “I was always sure about Trapped; it’s a cool film that Vikram has directed.
I’m glad it’s finally releasing now. People would ask me if the movie is just for the digital platform and I would say no way, it’s a proper feature film.”
Rajkummar is extremely choosy with his scripts, sighs as he explains that saying ‘no’ to filmmakers gets very difficult.
“Saying ‘no’ is more difficult than saying ‘yes’. That’s what I’ve experienced so far. When I came to Mumbai, it was not easy for me, and I was prepared for it. As an actor, you should be sure about what films you’re choosing,” he asserts.
Meanwhile, there have also been reports that he’s all set to turn producer. “Yes, one day you will see me turning producer as well,” laughs Rajkummar.
“Right now, I want to focus on acting. But if I have a sense of doing the right content, I want to put it to right use. But at the moment, I’m enjoying acting.”