Riteish Deshmukh is in favour of working in multi-starrers

  • Yashika Mathur, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: May 27, 2016 18:26 IST
Actor Riteish Deshmukh says working with an ensemble cast gives actors a chance to spend time with their close friends. (Waseem Gashroo/ht)

Actor Riteish Deshmukh has been a part of several ensemble films. Though it’s great fun to work with a big gang, he tells us that working with a big line up of actors in a film can be great for every artist.

“Having worked in many multiple star cast films I can tell you the benefits of it. First of all, you get to work with your best friends and you get to spend quality time with them once the shoots are over. Secondly, the pressure of delivering a hit is not on you alone. It is equally divided with all the actors,” he says.

Deshmukh teams up with actor Abhishek Bachchan in Housefull 3 after a long time and he is excited. (Twitter)

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Riteish, who has been part of multi-starrers such as Kyaa Kool Hai Hum (2005) , Hey Babyy(2007), Grand Masti (2013) and Humshakals (2014), will soon be seen in the third instalment of Housefull (2010) and having been part of the first two films as well, the actor says he feels no pressure in terms of delivering a hit. “Everything depends on the script. Before we start shooting, we know if the script is strong enough or funny enough to take it ahead and with a film like Housefull, it’s a collective task and everyone puts in equal effort to make it work,” says the actor.

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Deshmukh teams up with actor Abhishek Bachchan in Housefull 3 after a long time and he is excited. “I’m extremely happy that I got a chance to work with Abhishek after eight years in a space where we have not worked before. This is a mass entertainer which I think he is very good at. He has this amazing capacity of having a poker face and delivering great lines,” says Deshmukh, who has worked with Bachchan in Naach (2004) and Bluffmaster (2005).

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