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Better technology is changing game for TV: Ashish Sharma of Siya Ke Ram

Actor Ashish Sharma feels that advanced technology in television is improving things for the small screen industry.

tv Updated: Jul 28, 2016 19:14 IST
Yashika Mathur
Yashika Mathur
Hindustan Times
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Actor Ashish Sharma feels usage of better technology has helped television change its game.

Actor Ashish Sharma believes that introducing better special effects and VFX technology has turned the tables for the television industry.

“Our shows were limited when it came to visual effects. We always shot with no movements in camera. However, now things are changing and television shows are taking up more advanced technology,” says Sharma, who is currently playing the role of Ram from Ramayan in a mythological show.

Madirakshi Mundle and Ashish Sharma in a still from Siya Ke Ram. (Star Plus)

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“It is not only bringing in more audience for the show but also changing the notion about television not growing into something more powerful,” he adds.

Before his current show, Sharma played the role of as Major Rudra Pratap Ranawat in the show Rangrasiya. Talking about his preference of shows, the actor feels it is important to connect with every character he plays.
“I have grown up on literature and mythological stories. They have fascinated me since childhood and I believe every character that I portray on screen is an extension of my personality to some degree. That is why, whatever role I play seems in my comfort zone.”

The character of Ram has brought mass popularity for the actor and sharing his fan experience, the actor says, “Once this old lady saw me in airport and just kept smiling at me and after much hesitation she came and asked me ‘Are you Ram? Can I touch your hair? Is it real?’ and I happily obliged.”

First Published: Jul 28, 2016 19:14 IST