Smriti Kalra, who will likely be seen in Kaagaz 2, recollects texting the legendary actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik, simply two days earlier than he died of a coronary heart assault. Kalra says, “He had seen one in every of my industrial advertisements and had messaged to go with me. He was a type of individuals who actually rejoice different folks’s success and enhance their enthusiasm. And my final textual content to him was I’ll all the time make you proud.”
Kalra, who has been directed by Kaushik for a number of scenes within the upcoming movie, talks about capturing beneath the route of Kaushik and the way he introduced with him one other degree of power on set. “He had a childlike enthusiasm and was keen about work, even at this age…even after spending so a few years within the trade. The fervour he had for work, actually rubs on you. The way in which he used to say ‘motion’ earlier than each take, would replenish everybody with the identical pleasure to work all through the day. His power was infectious,” shares Kalra, who made her movie debut with OTT launch, Money .
Finest identified for TV exhibits corresponding to 12/24 Karol Bagh and Dil Sambhal Jaa Zara, Kalra provides that Kaushik had a really completely different outlook in direction of plenty of issues in life.
“Unka nazariya cheezo ko dekhne ka was very completely different from others. He informed me heroine ko heroine ki tarah current karna chahiye and when you’ll take a look at the best way he shot the movie, you’ll perceive what I’m saying. It’s like the way you learn within the books. I’m very lucky that he directed me in Kaagaz 2. He was a whole college in himself,” says the actor, as she recollects how Kaushik was trying ahead to the movie’s launch and had so many plans about it. “He used to inform me hum aisa karenge, waisa karenge.”
Speaking in regards to the form of affect Kaushik left on her, mentions that one doesn’t understand that till the individual leaves us. “I’m nonetheless within the state of shock and speaking about him up to now tense is tough. I didn’t assume I’d be so affected by his demise. All of us have many mates in life, however there are a only a few who encourage you at each step. Satish sir would all the time inform me ki sab 100 per cent efforts dete hain, par tum 150 per cent deti ho.’ The arrogance he had in me gave me the peace of mind that i’m heading in the right direction,” she ends.