Mumbai: Instead of being angry with Pitobash Tripathy for badmouthing him, Dibakar Banerjee says he understands the actor's frustration as he himself faced the same humiliation and adds that he would like to work with him again.
"I've gone through what Pitobash has. It's not that I was being demeaned."
Pitobash, who features in 'Shanghai' in a pivotal role, accused Banerjee of ignoring him during the film's promotion and marketing. The film also stars Emraan Hashimi, Abhay Deol, Prosenjit Chatterjee and Kalki Koechlin.
"Pitobash is not wrong. He was discriminated against. He spoke not in a pre-meditated planned way but in a spontaneous burst of anguish and humiliation. I understand his sense injured pride. I've felt it too. And at least he has me to blame for the discrimination he had to face. I have no one to blame," said Banerjee. The director himself went through constant humiliation. ...more
05:38 PM, Jun 24, 2012
New Delhi: Shanghai is an upcoming Hindi political thriller film directed by Dibakar Banerjee and starring Abhay Deol, Emraan Hashmi, Kalki Koechlin, Prosenjit Chatterjee and Pitobash Tripathy. Based on the life of politicians and their greed. The film is slated to be released on June 8, 2012. The movie also stars Farookh Sheikh, Kanchi Shinde and Anant Jog. The movie brings together an ensemble cast with most of the actors...
12:25 PM, Feb 16, 2012