Naga Chaitanya recently revealed his reason for working on Laal Singh Chaddha and why he doesn’t regret working on the film, even though it didn’t perform well. Read this article to know more.
Laal Sigh Chaddha is an Indian adaption of Forrest Gump by Tom Hanks. Naga Chaitanya was selected to play the role of Benjamin Buford Blue also known as Bubba. It was Chaitanya’s Bollywood debut film.
He is currently promoting his upcoming movie Custody. It is a Tamil-Telugu film. During this promotion period, he stated why he selected to work in the movie. He also stated that even though the movie didn’t do well in the cinema, he was happy and fortunate for the opportunity.
Chaitanya was selected for the role of the main character’s best friend. Originally actor Vijay Sethupathi was to play the role. However, Naga Chaitanya was selected and cast at the end. The movie was directed by Advait Chandan.
The film didn’t meet the expected result and faced a loss. The budget for the movie was Rs. 200 crore. However, during the screening period of the movie Laal Singh Chaddha, it was able to make Rs. 55 crores. It was pretty much a disaster.
How did Naga Chaitanya feel about the movie?
The actor stated that he connected to the script on a personal level when he heard it. He also added that the main reason for him to select to work for this movie was an opportunity to work with Amir Khan. He said that he wanted to learn from Amir Khan by traveling and acting with him. The project provided him the opportunity to work with Amir for 5 -6 months.
Chaitanya views this opportunity as a future investment and a great learning experience. He said that he felt the honesty in the way Amir works. He followed Amir throughout the filming and learned a lot. He feels like he has evolved as a person and as an actor through this experience.
He thinks that it is unfortunate that the movie didn’t perform well in the theatre. However, he doesn’t regret working on the film and he soaked what he could learn from senior actors and grew his skills as an actor.
Summary of the article:
Naga Chaitanya is promoting his new upcoming Tamil-Telugu movie Custody. During this promotion period, he revealed his thoughts about his Bollywood debut movie Laal Singh Chaddha.
Chaitanya sees the film as a future investment as he got the opportunity to learn from senior actors such as Amir Khan. He added that he accepted the film not only to work and learn from Amir but also because he felt a personal connection to the script when he heard it. He stated that he doesn’t regret working on the film. However, he thinks that it is unfortunate that the movie did not run well in the cinema.
The movie was an Indian adaption of Forrest Gump by Tom Hanks, made with a budget of Rs. 200 crores.