Omkar Kapoor may have started his appearing career as a child artist with movies like ‘Judwaa’, ‘Hero #1’ and ‘Judaai’, however, most folks have acknowledged and fawned over him handiest after meeting him as Tarun Thakur in ‘Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2’. The film struck a chord with the audience and the critics were all reward for Omkar too but he determined to take matters slow after the movie. He has now made a comeback with MX participant’s ongoing display, the Vikram Bhatt-directed ‘Bisaat’. In an exceptional verbal exchange with ETimes, the actor opens up approximately the reputation and reputation that got here his manner after his first film’s fulfillment, how he had landed it, and the way matters are shaping up for him now.
What is the largest takeaway out of your movie journey to this point?
I am yet to get a big takeaway. However sure, I have found out the importance of consistency. To be sincere, ‘Bisaat’ marks the start of my 2d innings after developing up. With ‘Pyaar Ka Punchanama 2’ it had started out. There are loads greater to explore earlier than I’m completely glad and smash my picture of the-boy-next-door. This show is a remarkable leap for me and could help me alternate that ‘lovely boy’ photo. Existence has given me a 2d chance, and I am right here to make the most of it.
For many, you’re nonetheless the ‘Punchnama’ guy. How changed into the primary taste of reputation like?
Genuinely, fame is something that I’ve been acquainted with considering the fact that my adolescence (laughs). Sure, it did visit my head, however, I’ve learned to no longer allow that to affect me now. I don’t honestly take such notions critically as it messes you up. From my enjoy, one ought to learn to take their work significantly, but no longer themselves, as otherwise one would be trapped for all time. Sure, fame does experience top, the love from the target audience, and them liking your paintings feels exact, however, it’s okay to not let that develop within you.
What is sort of demanding situations do you face now?
To be sincere, I’m but to discover my foothold. Now I have this fundamental pleasant of faith instilled in me. I’m hoping extra possibilities come my way, I’d love to discover them. But sure, I am a little choosy and moody in phrases of picking a script. So, it does take me a lot of time to make up my mind and dedicate myself to a mission. If I click with a script emotionally, I have a tendency to take it up, and it’s clearly difficult to find such scripts today.
You had been one of the first ones to go into the web space…
Yes, and I’m satisfied that I took that bounce of faith. I went on to do an OTT movie whilst it turned into an alien medium for maximum again then. With the pandemic, and the tragic scenario of cinema halls, people have now understood the relevance of that medium. As an actor, I feel there’s a whole lot of creative freedom. Of course, there’s a massive competition too, to live relevant, now that each actor is dabbling into that medium.
Are you satisfied with how things are shaping for you presently?
Now that I am again at the display screen, it’s going to be an onward and upward adventure. I’m plenty hopeful now. I’ve started out capturing for something else additionally. I’m happier.
What are the upcoming tasks you’re running on?
There are some releases planned. A number of exciting matters at the way. I’ll have the ability to talk approximately it, in my next interview (smiles).
This Article was First Published in Daily News Junction