28 February, 2021

‘Kai Po Che Is Incomplete Without Sushant’

It is the struggles that pitch-forked him to where he is now, says actor Amit Sadh who made a breakthrough performance in 'Avrodh: The Siege Within', a series released this year

‘Kai Po Che Is Incomplete Without Sushant’

Actor Amit Sadh’s life is a story that rarely repeats itself—he lost his father early on, worked as a domestic help, a security guard and a salesman in Delhi to make ends meet, and on the footpaths of Mumbai where he slept rough, he dreamt the very dream that drives most wannabe tinsel towners with talent. A movie break—a hit. Today, cineastes remember him as Omi of Kai Po Che and Kabir Sawant of Breathe: Into the Shadows. Never the one to complain, Sadh tells Lachmi Deb Roy that it is the struggles that pitch-forked him to where he is now— a breakthrough performance in Avrodh: The Siege Within, a series released this year, and another titled Jeet Ki Zid in which he plays an army officer. Excerpts

You entertained people with new releases in these Covid times.

If I was able to bring a smile to their faces in the time of adversities, I feel lucky to have done that. I am an artiste and it is my duty to serve people with my stories...

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