Nobody wants to make an unsuccessful film: Abhishek
His last few releases have not done well at box office, but Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan says one has to deal with failures and move on as no one wants to make an unsuccessful film.bollywood Updated: Jun 24, 2012 17:06 IST
His last few releases have not done well at box office, but Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan says one has to deal with failures and move on as no one wants to make an unsuccessful film.
His last release (in January) was Abbas-Mustan's Players, an official remake of Hollywood crime thriller The Italian Job. Despite heavy promotion and an ensemble star cast, Players, one of the most anticipated films of 2012, failed at the box office.
"I think you have to deal with it (flops). Thankfully, you carry on working. It is never nice to talk about it...it is never a pleasant experience. Nobody wants to make an unsuccessful film. Everybody works hard to make a film successful," Abhishek told PTI.
"As an actor I made a conscious decision that I don't want any excuses (for films not doing well). I don't want to say the editor did not edit it properly or this or that person did not do their work properly. I don't want to point fingers at anybody. I want complete responsibility by saying that I did everything that I could do," he maintained.
The Junior Bachchan has delivered quite a few flops in the recent past, including Farhan Akhtar's home production Game, Ashutosh Gowariker's Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey, Mani Ratnam's Raavan, Goldie Behl's Drona, Aditya Chopra's Laaga Chunari Mein Daag, among others.
However, his performance in films like Paa, Dhoom series, Guru, Sarkar and Dostana have been appreciated.
Asked if he has got his due as an actor, the 36-year-old, who made his Bollywood debut in 2000, said, "I think I was given too much due. I think people think I am a much better actor than actually I am. I think I have lot more to do and improve. I think people are too kind to me."
First Published: Jun 23, 2012 12:44 IST