15 June, 2021

Sumeet Vyas

The actor and writer on bagging his first lead role opposite Kalki Koechlin in Robbin, and making it in Bollywood as an outsider

Sumeet Vyas

There are no small roles, only small actors, you’ve said. You’ve now bagged your big role.

There are inconsequential and consequential roles. I have taken each small opp­ortunity to create impact.

Permanent Roommates, India’s first web series, bec­ame a rage. How so?

I had seen videos of TVF and felt they were doing great work. So I got in touch. They called me to read for Permanent Roommates.

Tell us about your lead acting debut with Kalki Koechlin in Ribbon.

It’s directed by Rakhee Sandilya. The script is relevant, fresh, and her approach is realistic.

What about your next web series, Tripling?

I’ve just finished writing Tripling with Akarsh Khurana. I thoroughly enjoy writing.

Is Web TV the new silver screen?

It’s exploding now! It is a med­ium I’m excited about.

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