Actors like Deepika Padukone, Varun Dhawan not approached with character-oriented films: Shoojit Sircar

Written by Priyanka Sharma
| Mumbai |
Updated: April 10, 2018 7:27:49 pm

Shoojit Sircar says Varun Dhawan was accidently cast for October.

In 2015 film, Piku, director Shoojit Sircar made sure the audience got to see the actor in Deepika Padukone and not the star, deriving perhaps her most nuanced performance till date, as a single woman in her late 20s trying to mother his cranky father.

Shoojit is now ready to present an unfiltered, raw version of Bollywood’s most viable young star, Varun Dhawan, in his upcoming film, October. The film’s trailer has Varun doing nothing that he has repeatedly done before in his pot-boilers and full credit goes to Shoojit for ensuring that.

But isn’t it difficult to remove the robe of stardom from these actors and reduce them to his characters? The director doesn’t believe so, rather he says that…

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