After having garnered much praise for his performance as Mikhail in Kaminey (2009), Chandan Roy Sanyal is back with a bang.
The actor talks about his upcoming film Prague and his experience in being a part of a multi-starrer crime thriller, D-Day.
Post Vishal Bharadwaj's Kaminey, actor Chandan Roy Sanyal faced a bit of a lull in his acting career. However, he is super excited about his upcoming film Prague, in which he will be seen playing the role of a schizophrenic architect.
On being asked how he got into the skin of the character, he said: "I was told by my director Ashish Shukla to watch The Machinist with Christian Bale. I had to crop my hair and lose weight to look like a college student and lose sleep to be insomniac, since architects go without sleep for days and nights."
Chandan will be romancing the beautiful Elena Kazan in Prague. The actor said it was "wonderful" working with Agent Vinod actress. "Since it was her first film and she was more receptive and accommodating and sincere about the role and scenes, so there was a lot of good exchange for the couple to have emoted well since a love story falls flat if the chemistry of the lead pair does not work at all."
The duo have also shared a passionate kiss in a steamy scene from the movie but Chandan says it wasn't a good experience.
"Yes, we did a kissing scene but it was difficult since we Indians are not conditioned to be so open and kissing on the drop of a hat in front of the whole crew and doing it over various takes to get it right. It was not a good experience," he says candidly.
Chandan also opened up about his struggle in bagging a substantial role after Kaminey, apart from small appearances in Tell Me O Kkhuda (2011) and F.A.L.T.U (2011).
"I agree it was completely a different struggle there on after Kaminey, it had catapulted me to a big space with nothing to fall back on, whatever came my way I only chose to do F.A.L.T.U and Tell Me O Kkhuda and rest of the offers were not juicy or the scripts or role were not good, and as an actor one has a responsibility towards the audience and also nobody took a chance with me for a lead role by big banners