It took a while for actor Ali Fazal to realize the true value of his nomination for Best Actor at the Asian Content Awards at the Busan Film Festival. But later than ever. Approval comes as a “nice bonus” because it brings one back on the radar.
“I do not know exactly what it is, because I did not read it (the news) properly. Later, my manager called me to let me know that it was scaring the Busan festival, after which we talked to the people at the festival. Excited Fazal tells us, “I was getting ready Kufia, We have already started shooting, which is why I did not notice it all day, but it’s really a small bonus. “
Fazal was nominated for a portrayal of a man struggling with depression forget me Section in the Gallery Web Series, கதிர். The prize giving ceremony will take place on October 7 in a hybrid mode-online and on-site.
And this Mirzapur The actor is not disappointed about not attending the ceremony in person because he feels that “safety is very important now”.
While he continues to work in the West, gaining international recognition helps one notice. “It makes a huge difference with the people out there, the acting and everyone notices you, they stick around,” he shares.
Fazal believes that India is on the map in terms of entertainment, which still has a long way to go. “It’s a balance now. There are a lot of people who branch out. But the problem is, we have not won our own for a long time, that is what is needed,” he explains.
For his life, Fazal admits he was “much more satisfied” as an actor than he was a year ago, but it brought him new difficulties.
“Decision making has been difficult because I have a unique problem, I have a leg in the west and a leg here. I recently missed a big show in India. I felt bad because the bass dates nahi hi. But it’s a good problem, I did not complain,” he said. Says, and quickly adds, “However, I must now be extra careful in choosing both sides.I must give time to both, because I do not want to leave the house, this is a great time for us. .