Anant Mahadevan is a hard taskmaster, says Aksar 2 actor Mohit Madaan

Anant Mahadevan is a hard taskmaster, says Aksar 2 actor Mohit Madaan

Actor Mohit Madaan has been cast in Anant Mahadevan's Aksar 2, which is a sequel to the 2006 film.

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Anant Mahadevan is directing Aksar 2, which stars Zareen Khan Gautam Rode , S Sreesanth, Mohit Madaan and Lillete Dubey.

Actor Mohit Madaan, who is working in Anant Mahadevan’s Aksar 2, says the filmmaker is a hard taskmaster and perfectionist.

“Anant sir is a taskmaster. He makes his actors perform till the time he is not getting the perfect scene. As a newcomer, that is helping me to learn a lot about acting,” Mohit told IANS.

Aksar 2 is a thriller, a sequel to the 2006 film Aksar, which was also directed by Mahadevan. The film features Zareen Khan and Gautam Rode in the lead roles, with Lillete Dubey and cricketer-turned-actor S Sreesanth in key roles.

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Sharing his experience, Mohit said: “I am playing an interesting character that is multi-layered. The story of the film is based on how some materialistic people deal with a situation to win over it. Though I am a newcomer in the industry, I felt very comfortable sharing screen space with Zareen Khan and other actors as they are very down-to-earth people.”

Born in Delhi, and brought up in New Zealand and Dubai, Mohit has studied acting at the New York Film Academy.

Asked if formal training helps on a film’s set, Mohit said: “Acting is a performing art and you learn it better on the job. However, formal training conditions your mind to learn things faster. Since I am working with Anant sir, I am learning many things on the job.”

The actor made his debut in Bollywood with the film Love Exchange in 2015.

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Being an outsider in the industry, he struggled before signing Aksar 2.

“Whether you are a star child or an outsider, you have to prove your talent as an actor in each film. It is a very competitive industry. Therefore, it is not always about getting the first assignment, but about how to continue the journey. And only the audience decides that — the box office success of a film makes our journey a little easier.”