12 May, 2021

‘This Is A Multi-Billion Dollar Game’

Vivek Oberoi, who plays the theatrical ­antagonist in Inside Edge, talks about experimenting with the new platform of web series

‘This Is A Multi-Billion Dollar Game’
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2017-08-05T10:44:51+05:30

Vivek Oberoi, who plays the theatrical ­antagonist in Inside Edge, talks to Prachi Pinglay-Plumber about experimenting with the new platform of web series

How do you feel about playing an important role in one of the first productions of this scale on a digital platform in India?  

Well…I am doing emotional cartwheels right now! I’m extremely excited. Things have never been done on this scale before and people are taking to binge watching the 10 episodes in one shot. I was amazed that people have made groups for marathon watching. After doing 40-odd films in 15 years, I’m surprised at the reach of this platform. And the infrastructure is such that the platform is available for viewing in 196 countries globally! We have people watching the series in Italy and France when we would have thought: “Who plays cricket in these countries?” I was trending worldwide for five hours, which has not happened even with a big film. With this medium, I truly think the world is your...

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