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I wish to act with my father Raj Babbar: Prateik Babbar

I wish to act with my father Raj Babbar: Prateik Babbar

Actor Prateik Babbar joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his movie 'Issaq'.

Smita Patil and Raj Babbar's son, Prateik made heads turn with his debut performance in the Aamir Khan production, 'Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na'. He next appeared in Kiran Rao's critically acclaimed 'Dhobi Ghaat', which opened to positive reviews at film festivals worldwide. Prateik Babbar's new film 'Issaq' is an adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic Romeo and Juliet. Set in Benaras, the film is a modern take on the tragedy. Amyra Dastur is playing Prateik's love interest in 'Issaq'. Directed by Manish Tiwary, 'Issaq' is also going to feature Ravi Kishan, Prashant Narayanan and Rajeshwari Sachdev in pivotal roles. Actor Prateik Babbar joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his movie 'Issaq'.

Q. If not an actor what would you be? Asked by: Malvey

A. Musician.

Q. How was your experience working with Manish? Asked by: Deepak

A. It was absolutely amazing, he is tough task master.

Q. If Hollywood offer comes at this initial stage of your acting career, will you go for it? Asked by: Deepak

A. It doesn't matter Hollywood or Bollywood. I'm content crazy person. I will go for the scripts.

Q. How much time you give to preparing and learning the character before you actually play it? Asked by: Gunjan

A. It depends, this movie took a while. It depends on the character but I like to prepare for my role.

Q. What was the reason you chose to act in this movie? Asked by: Anu

A. Content, universally accepted subject.

Q. What is unique in Varanasi that is attracting Bollywood to romance there? Is it the Pan, Ganga, lingo or simply the crowd? Asked by: sundar1950in

A. Its a beautiful place, its a spiritual place. Manish has set the story in Benaras, not just about tourism. We have captured the heart of Benares.

Q. Will you engage in political activities? Your alignment will be with left, right or centre? Asked by: sundar1950in

A. Wherever my father go, I'll go. Definitely Congress.

Q. Why not an adaptation of Laila and Majnu, rather than a Romeo and Juliet? Asked by: sundar1950in

A. You should ask Manish. Why not Romeo and Juliet.

Q. Have you watched Manthan of Shyam Benegal? That was on white revolution of those times. Can we look forward to some such movie on the contemporary subject of IT, ITes revolutions happening in India? Asked by: sundar1950in

A. I would love anything with a good message, not harmful. Yes.

Q. Heard recently,that Anupam Kher saying that good liars can make good actors. How far you agree with it ?? be truthful. Asked by: sundar1950in

A. Everybody has diff opinion, its more about loving your job.

Q. Lineage. Is acting talents on genes or in the environment in which you grew up? Asked by: sundar1950in

A. I was constantly kept away from the film industry, so I guess its the genes.

Q. Is this movie completely adapted from Romeo and Juliat and at the end both the lovers die. Asked by: kirti

A. Yes, it is adapted from Romeo and Juliet but would not like to reveal the end. Manish Tiwari's version is desi and perfect.

Q. What are your upcoming movies? Asked by: bina

A. 'Rum Pum Posh', I play a writer.

Q. One actor you wish to work with? Asked by: leena

A. My father.

Q. Advice to struggling actors, what would they be? Asked by: Jyoti

A. Keep your head up and believe.

Q. Which movie you enjoyed the most while acting? Asked by: Isha

A. 'Issaq'.

Q. You were excellent in 'Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na', want to see u more in such type of roles Asked by: kirti

A. Thanks.

Q. Which is your all time favourite Indian movie? Asked by: nina

A. 'Dil Chahta Hai'.

Q. Hey, How do you choose the scripts for the films? Asked by: Anuj

A. Like I said earlier, on the basis of content. I'm a content crazy person.

Q. How was your experience working with Amyra Dastur? Asked by: anurag

A. If you watch the film, you won't say it's her first film. It was awesome working with her, she is a great co-star.