Actor Tabu, who has been a part of the film industry for more than three decades, finds the current disconnect between the reel and the real world quite strange, amid the ongoing pandemic.
“In the new normal, there is a feeling (of something strange). Routine COVID testing, and protocols have become like a few extra things that we pay attention to every time we take a step. But the fun, as well as the strange thing, is that the films we do do not have (mention) the presence of the virus in the story,” says Tabu.
50 year old who has wrapped maze 2 and is currently shooting intelligence In the capital, continues, “Eligible, at least in the projects that I am doing, they have nothing to do with the pandemic, or what happened (in the world) after the virus crisis. For example, in the case of maze 2We first started shooting for the film before the pandemic, and the story is also set in the pre-pandemic era.”
NS Andhadhun (2018) The actor says that when you are in a film, it is very easy to forget the outside world.
“It becomes very dichotomous. But (the same) when we’re in that world on a film set, it’s very easy to forget. So, in the beginning, it was a little awkward and laborious to keep thinking about that. Now, we Everyone is used to doing the same thing,” she explains.
National Film Award winning actress, who made her digital presence last year opposite Mira Nair a suitable boy Now working on my next web project intelligence, which reunites him Maqbool (2004) Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj.
Talking about the OTT boom, the actor, whose real name is Tabassum Fatima Hashmi, shares, “A lot has changed when it comes to the language of entertainment, or the way we consume content. It has gone through a major transformation in India in the last one year, especially during the pandemic. It has suddenly become bigger not only in terms of business but also in terms of number of actors as well as technicians. This is a very good thing.”