Known for his Kamla ka hamla, the funny man, Suresh Menon radio jockey and anchor of television comedy shows
is finally going to play a lead character in Krazzy 4 as a dumb guy. He speaks more about his role in the movie and his future plans with our reporter Binita.
What is Krazzy4 about?
It is a story about four patients - Irrfan Khan, Arshad Warsi, Rajpal Yadav and me. They have some mental problems and are treated by a doctor (Juhi Chawla).One day she takes them to a cricket match what happens after that is what the film is all about.
What is the kind of role that you would be playing in the movie?I am playing a dumb guy who can't speak much as he is m
How difficult was it to play a dumb character as you are known for talking your heart out?
I have been a great fan of Charlie Chaplin's silent films as I always believe that silence speaks a lot. So when this role was offered to me, I grabbed it as I personally feel that one can do a lot of comedy with silence. I have enjoyed throughout the film and I feel I am happy. I think I have played myself you will see a lot of Suresh Menon in the character.
What would you say about the cast if you were to describe each of the actors in one sentence each?
Arshad - absolutely natural and talented actor.
Irfan Khan - the world's best actor, I would say.
Rajpal Yadav - A bundle of energy and huge body of work behind him. Well on the sets none of us were competing with each other it was a complete team effort. We have made an entertaining film for the audience
What are you expectation form Krazzy 4?
As far as film is concerned I wish the film does really well and also I wish to hike the amount i charge for my movies.
So do you want to join the league of highest paid actors?
If my film really does well then I would charge 4 crores!
Share with us, your journey from radio to television and now to movies?
Well I think it has been a long journey for me from television to films. I am one of the actors who has done television, films as well as radio, so I have my hands full and I am enjoying this run. Krazzy 4 is one of the best films that I have done and I am looking forward to it mainly because it is a film where I am a playing a lead character. So for me it's an important film.
who has done a better job with the item numbers, Rakhi, Hrithik or Shahrukh?
All the three are really good but I think above all of them is Shahrukh as some how I think whatever he does is so good.
Your plans for the future?
I want to be a one stop entertainment shop. I am happy with
what I am doing, everything will continue as it is after this film, be it television or radio. My ambition in life is to come up with a 24 hour comedy channel and I am already
working towards it.
Hope the one of its kinds 24 hour comedy channel gets launched soon before other media houses come up with the idea!
Reporter and Author: Binita Ramchandani