There is no fundamental lead in “Tandav”, says actor Gauahar Khan who believes that the spotlight of the upcoming political drama is the variety of its large ensemble solid. Created and directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, the nine-part political drama is set in Delhi and goals to take viewers contained in the closed, chaotic corridors of energy and uncover the manipulations, charades in addition to the darkish secrets and techniques of individuals who will go to any lengths in pursuit of energy.
The present additionally stars Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Kumud Mishra, Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub, and Sunil Grover, amongst others. Khan, identified for her work in movies like “Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year” and “Ishaqzaade”, stated Zafar handled each actor at par with one another.
“There is not a single lead or one character that may drive this sort of a collection. The energy of this collection is the range of characters that are available in and add to the story.
“I think he is smart enough to know how important each element is for the show. And that’s how he treated us even on set. Each character was given such weightage on the show that it was really impressive,” the 37-year-old actor advised PTI in an interview.
Khan stated she realised the massive scale of the collection when Zafar, identified for steering blockbusters like “Tiger Zinda Hai” and “Sultan”, despatched her the script.
“I used to be like, ‘Wow, this is an enormous present with so many characters.’ At the time, I did not know who was going to play which character. I simply knew that there can be so much of very sturdy characters and my half is one of them.
“And when I got to know that Saif is on board with such an amazing cast and finally Dimple ma’am came towards the end, I was very excited.”
Khan, who performs Maithili Sharan, the confidante of Kapadia’s politician Anuradha Kishore on the collection, stated she liked portraying a personality that is still “calm in the storm”.
“She’s not someone who would panic and come under pressure, and that is why she is so close to Dimple ma’am’s character Anuradha. Maithili is a special character to me because of this overall power that she has in this game of power.”
The actor was all reward for Zafar, who represents the brand new crop of administrators within the trade.
“He is very new age and doesn’t have the everyday Bollywood mindset that solely males can lead a movie. He understood the essence of the present.
“One of the strongest points of ‘Tandav’ is that there are so many women who play really strong characters. It is interesting to watch even women in power. So, it’s not just for effect. It is actually what ‘Tandav’ is all about.”
Since her debut with “Rocket Singh” in 2009, Khan has been fairly selective together with her tasks. Her final function was the 2017 interval drama “Begum Jaan”, alongside Vidya Balan.
“I’m not choosy but I do relate to quality. For me, the kind of production house and the people I’m working with matters a lot. Every year, I have done projects that have stood out. So for me, quality matters and not that I should just keep churning out things back to back.”
“Tandav” is additionally Khan’s first venture to return out since her Christmas marriage ceremony with dancer Zaid Darbar.
“I found love and got married in a year like 2020. My life is always about being happy and positive. That’s how I have been and that’s how I plan to lead it in the future as well.”
“Tandav” is slated to start out streaming on Amazon Prime Video from Friday.