We would possibly solely be in May, however Manoj Bajpayee is already trying ahead to the year-end. He has a superb motive for it too. By then, the actor will start taking pictures for the third season of his much-loved sequence, The Family Man. His pleasure is palpable as he shares, “I’m determined to put on my Srikant Tiwari uniform. My contract will come anytime now. By the tip of this 12 months, we’ll begin taking pictures. I’ve been informed in regards to the season’s bible and synopsis, and it’s larger and higher.”
When The Family Man dropped on-line in 2019, it turned a catalyst for a lot of adjustments. The spy thriller, one of many early choices in Indian OTT leisure, confirmed the desi viewers that long-format storytelling was right here to remain. It not solely consolidated Raj-DK’s place as two of essentially the most in a position administrators from the present technology, but in addition launched viewers to a brand new kind of hero—one who was far faraway from the archetypical Bollywood hero. In the sequence, Bajpayee performed an unassuming middle-class man, dismissed by his family, however who secretly leads groups on the most important missions to avoid wasting the nation. As he gears up for the third season, the actor recollects how he acquired the most important praise from Mahesh Bhatt, one which additionally summarises his profession.
A nonetheless from The Family Man franchise
“When I used to be aiding Mr Mahesh Bhatt on Tamanna , I discussed to him that I wished to play a hero who was actual. He stated, ‘It can’t occur on this business.’ But he graciously known as up after watching The Family Man’s second season and stated, ‘You proved me incorrect. You have performed what was not possible on this business, proven that an atypical man could be a hero,’” Bajpayee smiles.
The character of Srikant Tiwari modified the opinion of many within the viewers, who till then believed that heroes wanted to be macho and nearly invincible. But the actor holds Bhatt’s change of opinion closest to his coronary heart. “It was the most important praise, coming from Mahesh Bhatt as a result of he’s often agency about his opinions. But he too modified his opinion after watching the present.”