For any actor, especially from a moderate family background, to reveal that he or she would be part of a nude scene in the debut movie to his or her parents won't be an easy task. After struggling for years, Rajkummar Rao faced the camera for the first time in Dibakar Banerjee's 2010 film, Love Sex Aur Dhokha and he was given a brief (pun intended) that he would have a nude shot in the movie.
After he got to know about it, he had to confront his parents and tell them the truth. “I met Dibaker Banerjee and he then told me, 'you know, there is a scene where you have to be fully naked in the scene'. It took me seconds to just understand, and then I said, 'yeah it's fine, it's my job'. I said, anything for my part. But I knew that I would now have to tell my parents and my family!" recalled Rajkummar in an interview with Neha Dhupia.
For anyone, this would have been a nightmare but Rajkummar had an idea that his parents are cool and would understand. On this, he added, “They (the actor's parents) were cool. I just told them, I didn't even ask. I just told them, 'there is this film I got', and they were very happy. And then, 'you know, in the last scene I might be naked'. They were like, 'What!' I said mujhe nanga hona padega shayad! I told them, '(I'll be required to expose) only back, only back... no frontal nudity'. They were okay with it, never discussed this point.”
Post this, Rajkummar also shot nude scenes for Shahid and Omerta.
All those who have worked with the 35-year-old actor or those who know him in person would for sure know that the actor gives his 100 percent to the character he has been roped in for and never fails to impress the viewers with his brilliant acting skills.
Rajkummar was last seen in Made In China wherein he played the role of a Gujarati businessman, Raghu, who embarks on a journey to China in order to make his business flourish.
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