‘Not choosy about acting in Bollywood films’
Multi-faceted artist Prabhudheva says he is not intentionally picky about acting in Hindi films but wants to do good movies.
While he has directed quite a few Hindi films, like Wanted, Rowdy Rathore and Singh is Bliing, Prabhudheva’s acting appearances have been less, restricted to ABCD franchise. On the other hand, he has acted in many South Indian movies right from the early ‘90s.
When asked if he is choosy about Hindi films, Prabhudheva said, “Nothing like that. I won’t say I am choosy but I want to do good films. That’s my only focus. And good films are coming to me. So as of now I am happy about it.” The 43-year-old Action Jackson helmer wears many hats, that of a dancer, choreographer, actor and recently, even a producer. But Prabhudheva says he just considers himself to be a part of the film industry first.
“When people say I am a good actor, I don’t know whether to believe it. I just say, ‘Thank you’. I have acted in many movies in South. In the back of my mind, everything is there, that I am a dancer, then director, then actor. But I consider myself a part of the film industry first.”
Prabhudheva is currently gearing up for his upcoming Hindi film Tutak Tutak Tutiya. The film also stars Sonu Sood and actor Tamannaah Bhatia. The actor said he agreed to do the film as he found the genre of horror-comedy fascinating. “The script was exciting and the genre is very good. I wanted to do this genre of horror comedy. In fact I also wanted to direct something like this. It is a very new genre here for our audience.”