18 September, 2020

Rahul Khanna

The reluctant actor on his new film, Fireflies.

Rahul Khanna

What kind of film is Fireflies?

A lyrical mood piece. A story on love, loss and redemption, Fireflies is set in the Ooty of the 1980s and centres around two brothers after a tragic incident that colours their relationship ever after.

What prompted your return?

A director with a strong vision, a well-written script, a great technical team, attractive co-stars and good catering!

Your nude scene in The Americans is much talked about.

Signing a 'nudity and simulated sex consent agreement' was terrifying but I said to myself, "One of your favourite TV shows wants to fly you to New York to play the title role, roll around in bed with a beautiful woman AND pay you! You should be rejoicing, not panicking!"

Some say you are a snob?

I've always been an introvert. People mistake it for being snobbish.

Any plans on joining Bollywood full-time?

People assume I shy away from the Bollywood format but I...



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