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I need 10 years more to learn before thinking about direction: Vir Das


Updated: June 7, 2013, 6:11 PM IST
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I need 10 years more to learn before thinking about direction: Vir Das
Actor Vir Das joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his movie 'Go Goa Gone'.

'Go Goa Gone' is a zombie-comedy film which has a special appearance by Saif Ali Khan. The film stars Kunal Kemmu, Vir Das, Anand Tiwari and Puja Gupta in pivotal roles, and is based on the audacious adventures of three friends. Actor Vir Das joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his movie 'Go Goa Gone'.

Q. Were you auditoned for the role in 'Go Goa Gone'? Asked by: Jiyo

A. No, I wasn't. I had meeting with director and I was on.

Q. Why are you doing only comedy movies..you can also do other type of roles and show your variety? Asked by: Manju

A. 6 films are coming out ...few of them are not comedy.

Q. Your craziest moment of 'Go Goa Gone' is? Asked by: Munaf

A. Pool thing I did with Puja Gupta. It was freezing.

Q. Any role you had refused and then regretted you would have done that.. Asked by: Mangal

A. No, I never regretted.

Q. Is there any chance of sequal to this movie. G3-2. Your work in the film was superb. Asked by: Mahesh

A. There are rumours...I will let you know.

Q. One movie you wanted to be part of? Asked by: ramesh

A. 'Rang De Basanti'.

Q. What according to you went wrong that GGG didn't did well. What is the one thing you want to change in the movie? Asked by: Jhalak

A. Shooting in jungle in Mauritius and that too in winters.

Q. Why 'Go Goa Gone' was not able to make its mark at the BO. Was it because it was released during IPL. Asked by: Russa

A. No, I don't think so. I'm happy with response, it was a low budget film.

Q. Any piece of advice to the struggling actors? Asked by: Musa

A. Be confident, give as many auditions as you can.

Q. Will you try your hand in direction some time in future? Asked by: Juba

A. I need another 10 yrs to learn before starting direction.

Q. Was acting your childhood dream or it developed gradually as you grew? Asked by: Malak

A. No, Zeenat Aman was my childhood dream haha...

Q. Your all time favourite movie is? Asked by: Lalita

A. 'Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi'

Q. Your favourite actor and actress is? Asked by: Guddu

A. Aamir is my favourite actor, Anushka is fun.

Q. Do you believe in Zombies? Asked by: Guru

A. Yes, I'm one every morning.

Q. Do you believe in award function, some 20 award functions are held every year? Asked by: Suchit

A. Yes, its important to acknowledge people who have done good job.

Q. Do you feel movies has social obligations? Asked by: Gallu

A. I think movies have an entertainment obligation only.

Q. Before accepting a movie, what you look into the script. Its amount of screen presence you are getting or what the movie will turn out to be in totality. Asked by: Manoj

A. Script, director and then role. It should be different from what I have done before.

Q. One director you dream to work with? Asked by: Lallu

A. Rajkumar Hirani

Q. How was your experience shooting with Saif? Asked by: Jiva

A. Great producer...it was fun.

Q. Have you done any acting course? Asked by: Rakka

A. Yes, I did bachelors in theater.

Q. Delhi Belly or Go Goa Gone. Your pick? Asked by: Lolly

A. 'Delhi Belly' haha

Q. How much struggle you had to do before bagging a role? Asked by: Dilkhush

A. I don't struggle for a role. Its a journey. What is meant for me will come to me. I have a career as comedian so no need to struggle.

Q. Why can't you dub the movie in Tamil and release it? Asked by: kochappan

A. I don't know.

Q. Will you only take up the comic roles or any plans of doing any serious role in future? Asked by: Hira

A. I'm doing serious role as well in my upcoming films.

Q. Do you think that Bollywood is giving enough space for comedy genre or is it difficult to come up with it? Asked by: Shobana

A. Absolutely.

Q. What are your future projects? Asked by: Rohit

A. There is 'Super Se Upar' with Reliance, releasing on 2nd August. Followed by 'Revolver Rani' produced by Tigmanshu Dhulia and directed Sai Kabir. There are couple of other films, too.

First Published: June 7, 2013, 6:11 PM IST
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