Actor and writer Boman Irani’s interaction with students and faculties of FTII (26th June, 2021)
Irani spoke about the questions he asks himself before getting into any scene and also his requirements from it, as according to him 'an actor should always know what he/she wants'.
He also discussed and shared details about his process while playing characters Virus (3 idiots) and Dr Asthana (Munna Bhai MBBS) and Kishan Khurrana (Khosla ka Ghosla). These characters have the nature of an antagonist. The primary focus is on the character's desires and wants. The reason for some of the character's actions is the character's needs.
While talking about his love for acting he also revealed his liking for screenplay writing that he began recently.
He specified how necessary it is to keep those marvels in writing hidden when it comes to writing and use them at the right time.
The students were highly motivated, encouraged and inspired by the passion and enthusiasm of Boman Irani.