Vicky: I’m really proud to be a part of a family entertainer


The actor hopes that the film will tug at people’s hearts and move them with a beautiful message…reports Asian Lite News

Bollywood star Vicky Kaushal is doing his first out and out family entertainer in his 10 year career with ‘The Great Indian Family’ (TGIF).

The actor said that he is lucky to have finally found a movie from his favourite genre as it brings back fond memories from his growing up years. 

Vicky said: “I remember when I was growing up, some of my favourite memories were about us as a family going to a theatre and watching a film that we all could enjoy together. I used to look forward to such films because it became an event for my family. It was just a lovely experience, an unforgettable one.”

“So, when I decided to become an actor, I hoped I could do a film that families would love to come out and see. I wanted to deliver the same experience that I got. I’m really proud to be a part of a family entertainer like TGIF because of the beautiful message that it will deliver to audiences,” he added. 

The actor hopes that the film will tug at people’s hearts and move them with a beautiful message. 

Vicky said: “I hope TGIF is a film that people will connect to and engage with it at an emotional level as well as entertainment level. I look forward to sharing our film with the audiences on September 22.”

‘The Great India Family’ is a family comedy film directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya.

The film is set in the heartland of India and will revolve around the madness that ensues within Vicky’s family due to some sudden developments that are beyond anyone’s control. 

It stars an ensemble cast of Vicky, Manushi Chhillar, Manoj Pahwa, Kumud Mishra, Sadiya Siddiqui, Alka Amin, Srishti Dixit, Bhuvan Arora, Ashutosh Ujjwal and Bharti Perwani.

The film is slated to release on September 22. 

On the work front, Vicky will next be seen in Meghna Gulzar’s ‘Sam Bahadur’, which is based on the life of Sam Manekshaw who was the Chief of the Army Staff during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971, and the first Indian Army officer to become Field Marshal. The film also stars Sanya Malhotra and Fatima Sana Sheikh.  

‘Every Indian family qualifies for ‘Great Indian Family’ title’

Bollywood star Vicky Kaushal, who is gearing up for the release of his upcoming film ‘The Great Indian Family’, feels that India’s family culture is such that every Indian family qualifies for the title of ‘Great Indian Family’.

The actor, at the song launch event of the film on Wednesday, was in a great mood as took active interest and initiative in interacting with the media.

The actor, who earlier performed to the song ‘Kanhaiya Twitter Pe Aaja’ from the film, said: “Every family qualifies for the title of ‘Great Indian Family. Our family culture makes India very unique.”

He then spoke about the dynamics of the India families which includes extended families too.

The actor shared a personal anecdote: “All relatives are close to us, it’s only for the sake of it that we call them ‘Door ki Mausi’, nobody is ‘Door Ka’. Everyone in the family is close in the Indian family culture. I remember one of my Mausi telling, ‘Tu jab hua tha na tab sabse pehle main thi tere paas, tere papa bhi nahi the’.”

‘The Great Indian Family’ which also stars former Miss World Manushi Chillar, Kumud Mishra and Manoj Pahwa, has been produced by Yash Raj Films, and has been directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya. The film will debut in cinemas on September 22.

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