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Karishma Sharma: FASTEY FASAATEY tends to break the stereotype

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Debutant director Amit Agarwal’s romantic comedy FASTEY FASAATEY is just round the corner. A Production of Xpression Films FASTEY FASAATEY is produced by Charu Sumit Garg & Amit Agarwal and is distributed by Venus Worldwide Entertainment Pvt Ltd. The film is scheduled to release on 21st June 2019. Here are a few excerpts from a brief interview with actress Karishma Sharma on her experience working in FASTEY FASAATEY

About the character in FASTEY FASAATEY
I play a new age NRI girl who wants to live her life with all the freedom without any interference from anyone as my character is born and brought up in London and lived most of the life in boarding schools. When I come to India for a small assignment and live with a friend at her home, I feel that her joint family and neighbours interfere too much in our lives so I start living alone in India.

Also read: Quirky, funny confusion about a couple caught in traditional family web!

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I come across a guy Aakash whom I feel compatible to, so I start living-in with him for some time, as I have to go back to London after couple of months. Conflict starts in our life as he has lied to me for living-in with me.

So, I will say that FASTEY FASAATEY is a very new age modern romantic comedy, which has a traditional family backdrop. When I heard the narration for the first time; it was really cute, funny and emotional. The very concept of a live-in relationship seemed very fresh. I also liked the fact that, for a change, the guy was asking the girl to marry and girl is not interested. This movie tends to break the stereotyping thought process that’s what really fascinated me.

How did you bag the role?
Amit sir (Director Amit Agawrwal) saw some of my work and called me through a common friend to his office. During the first meeting itself, he narrated me the script. After the narration, I immediately told him that I wanted to do it. Before me coming on board, Arpit and Nachiket were committed for the Film and that day Amit sir sent both of them to watch a play at Prithvi Theatre so that both can gel well on screen as best friends.

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To my surprise, Amit sir also took me to the Prithvi Theatre when the show was over and introduced me to Arpit and Nachiket. One of his friend lives near Prithvi Theatre and we all had a long chat. On a parting note, he gave me the script and told me to rehearse two scenes and to meet him next day at his office. Next day I met him at his office and performed two scenes and he told me that more or less I am on board but he needs to take his casting director’s nod too. Then audition process etc. went on with the casting director and his team but I think that he had made up his mind to cast me on the second day only.

Expectations from the film
FASTEY FASAATEY is a cute and funny film – the one that you would like to watch with your family and friends. As two balloons on the poster in the form of F suggests that it’s all about F F – Fun and Family. I would like to add that it’s about flirting and friendship too. The team has told me not to speak much about the Film and let audiences react to it in a natural way. So I do not want to elaborate further.

Director experience
It was fabulous working with Amit Agarwal sir as he knows exactly what he wants. I think he is very calm and patient. And the technicians’ team, which he had on board, were of high calibre. He used to listen to all his actors and technicians but finally what he wanted from an actor in the scene; he used to go his way only. I think that he was very clear in his mind.

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Co stars experience
I grew a lot as an actor with Arpit, Nachiket and everyone during our acting workshops and on the sets. Also for those three months, it’s more like a family-cum-friendship feeling with all. Working with good actors and technicians makes you grow and makes you a better actor. I had a great time working on FASTEY FASAATEY I hope everyone enjoys watching the movie the same way we enjoyed making it.

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