Mumbai: Legendary Actor Jackie Shroff attended Marathi actress Archana Joglekar’s Kathak dance program which she organized to pay tribute to her guru and mother Asha Joglekar on Saturday in Mumbai. During media interaction, Shroff stated that he is playing one the four pillars in Saaho.
Recently, it was confirmed that Jackie Shroff will play the main antagonist in Prabhas’ Sahoo. Also joining Jackie in the Tamil-Telugu-Hindi trilingual will be Bollywood actors Shraddha Kapoor, Neil Nitin Mukesh and Chunky Pandey. Talking about the recent development, Shroff in his typical bumbaiya style, said, “It’s a good role and I am playing strong character in Saaho. Just like table has four legs and if you remove one of the leg from that table, entire table falls down like that I am playing one of it in the film”
Jackie Shroff is known as people’s man and he is always there for anybody who needs him through which he has earned solid goodwill in film industry over the years, when asked him about his endearing quality, Shroff said, “God has been kind. It’s been my duty to support good cause and good people. I am happy that people still call me, respect me and I can’t ask for anything more than that. I am not that intelligent person but I have learned few things by observing people around me and I follow them to become a better human being each passing day”.
Talking about Archana Joglekar’s Kathak dance performance Shroff said, “I always go to Archanaji’s program whenever she is in Mumbai. I really like her style. She is fantastic, innovative and so rooted out there. She is absolutely root of our heritage so I am proud to always go and watch her performing”
“I feel if you do your work from your heart then it will touch others heart and automatically there will be good reaction from audience. She has been promoting Kathak as a dance form not just in India but in US as well which is truly commendable”.
Saaho Prabhas’ first film after the colossal Baahubali series, during whose shoot he did not take up any other project. It is touted to be a hi-tech action drama. The Prabhas starrer has already kick-started the shoot and it is being shot in three languages – Hindi, Tamil and Telugu – simultaneously. A massive set has been erected for Saaho in Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad.
Saaho’s music will be composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, the lyrics are penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya.
It is written and directed by Sujeeth and produced by UV Creations.