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Jul 19, 2013 at 04:55pm IST

Acting is my childhood dream: Debutant actor Girish Kumar

Girish Kumar is making his debut with 'Ramaiya Vastavaiya', opposite actress Shruti Haasan. The film is produced by his father Kumar S Taurani, the Managing Director of Tips Industries Limited. Actor-filmmaker Prabhudeva, whose action ventures 'Wanted' and 'Rowdy Rathore' turned out to be box-office successes, directed both the original 'Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana' and its Hindi remake 'Ramaiya Vastavaiya'. The film also stars veteran actors Vinod Khanna and Randhir Kapoor. Actor Girish Kumar joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his movie 'Ramaiya Vastavaiya'.

Q. Is your movie secular? That was a joke. I wanna ask what would you rate it out on scale of ten personally? Be honest!! Asked by: sharry

Acting is my childhood dream: Debutant actor Girish Kumar

Actor Girish Kumar joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his movie 'Ramaiya Vastavaiya'.

A. Something which audience has to decide.

Q. How you prepared for this character? Asked by: Anuj

A. Prabhu sir, told me to first get some training on Bollywood numbers, so I did. I pursued acting course before.

Q. What message your movie will bring to the society? Asked by: harry

A. The message is just love everybody, be it brother, your parents or sister. Love is a basic universal emotion.

Q. What do you concentrate on - muscles or acting skills? Asked by: harry

A. I tried to keep balance on both, but focused on acting more.

Q. Don't you get afraid sometime when you see 100 crores mad run industry? Asked by: sharry

A. As an actor, I have to focus on my work.

Q. There seems to be flood of love stories this season. Do you think it will affect your movie? Asked by: kirti

A. No, it will help my movie. Music is being appreciated. The film has family quotient to it, it's different.

Q. From trailer looks like this movie is similar to 'Pyar kiya to darna kya'..is it ? If not how different is it from other regular love stories? Asked by: kirti

A. It's very different, the characters and screen play makes the movie different.

Q. Prabhudeva's ventures 'Wanted' and 'Rowdy Rathore' turned out to be box-office successes. Will this movie cross 100 cr? Asked by: Honey

A. As long as the audience is happy, that's what matters actually.

Q. How was your experience working with Prabhudeva? Asked by: sri

A. It was very fulfilling, I had a very good time.

Q. Remake of Telugu film with a Telugu title for Hindi audience by a Madrasi director. Has south captured Bollywood? Asked by: sundar1950in

A. I think its about connecting with people, we are Indians at the end of the day, its not region. The emotions are same everywhere.

Q. A debut with Shruti. Choice of leading lady was yours, producers or the director's? Asked by: sundar1950in

A. Producer and director both.

Q. Who's your favorite actor? Asked by: Arshad

A. Amitabh Bachchan sir.

Q. Which is your all time favourite Indian movie? Asked by: Sneha

A. 'Andaz Apna Apna'

Q. Who is your favourite director of all time? Asked by: Himanshu

A. Prabhu sir.

Q. Actor you would like to work with? Asked by: Gunjan

A. Amitabh Bachchan sir.

Q. What are upcoming movies? Asked by: Honey

A. Talks are on, will let you know once its finalised.

Q. If Hollywood offer comes at this initial stage of your acting career, will you go for it? Asked by: leena

A. If the script and banner is good, then why not?

Q. Your favourite song in the movie? Asked by: anurag

A. 'Rang Jo Lagyo'

Q. How much time you gave to preparation and in learning the character before you actually played it? Asked by: Gunjan

A. 8 months to nearly one year.

Q. What was your reaction when you found out you were being given the role in this movie? Asked by: Malvey

A. I was very happy, overwhelmed.

Q. If not an actor what would you be? Asked by: Anuj

A. Oh nothing else, acting is my childhood dream.

Q. Hey, How do you choose the scripts for the films? Asked by: Sunil

A. Somewhere it has to connect to my heart.

Q. What was the reason you chose to act in this movie? Asked by: Sneha

A. Prabhudeva and Tips backing it, why not?

Q. How was your experience working with Shruti? Asked by: Nigel

A. She is very professional, we really had a good time.