Actor Rohit Saraf, who has recently worked with actors, for example, Rani Mukerji and Alia Bhatt, will soon be seen found in The Sky Is Pink with Priyanka Chopra. The actor talked with Mumbai Mirror about the film and the advice Priyanka had for him.
Rohit says he was vacationing in Himachal Pradesh when he got a call to try out for the film. He did a photoshoot with Priyanka, Farhan Akhtar, and Zaira Wasim when he was informed that he has been selected for the film.
The film based on the life of Aisha Chaudhary, who turned into an inspirational speaker after being determined to have pulmonary fibrosis at 13 years old. It likewise pursues the romantic tale of a couple crossing 25 years, told through the perspective of their girl. Zaira plays Aisha, Rohit plays her sibling Ishaan while Priyanka and Farhan play their parents.
Rohit referenced in the meeting how he could associate well to the story as he, as well, had lost his dad when he was 11. “This film gave me the closure of a death, which I never thought I would need as I had believed that I’d made peace with it. It was only during the film, that I realised there was so much more that I had to deal with and it happened while I was on the set,” he said. Rohit included that Shonali Bose (movie’s director) has lost her child whose name was likewise Ishaan. “I felt special when she told me that I was the third son she never had,” he included.
Indeed, even Priyanka helped him deal with his certainty during an especially sincerely depleting scene. “She told me to be myself, be confident, and that I had got the part because I was talented. That boosted my morale and changed my perspective towards the scene,” he said.
The cast will meet up again on Friday at the Toronto International Film Festival where their film will be screened. Rohit’s 2017 film What Will People Say was likewise screened at TIFF. He has additionally recently worked in movies, for example, Dear Zindagi and Hichki.
The Sky Is Pink releases on October 11.