Nagarjuna on his Wild Dog character: ‘Would like to impersonate ACP Vijay Varma in my real life’


Actor-producer Nagarjuna is sort of upbeat about his upcoming movie, Wild Dog. Speaking in regards to the movie at a promotional occasion on Sunday, the actor mentioned that this movie has given him one of many strongest characters that he has performed in a profession spanning about 45 years.

“I liked ACP Vijay Varma so much, I would like to impersonate him in my real life. I like to be fearless and try new things. I keep running in search of newness. I also believe that I don’t have reasons to fear anything. I want to be as fearless as ACP Varma in my film career. I have always experimented with my films in the commercial space. I try to cater to a new audience, work with new filmmakers. Working with a young team gives me a lot of energy, which in turn keeps me fit,” he mentioned, whereas heaping praises on director Ashishor Solomon and producers S. Niranjan Reddy and Ok. Anvesh Reddy.

Nagarjuna mentioned the Vijay Varma character will at all times maintain a particular place in his coronary heart. “I don’t like to keep doing the same thing over and over again. I want to work on new ideas. I feel bored if I keep doing the same kind of characters and movies. And I won’t do things that make me feel bored. That’s why I was so impressed with Solomon’s narration and did this film,” he added.

Nagarjuna recalled that he was emotionally overwhelmed when he returned to work after staying in lockdown for 3 months. “I felt liberated the moment I landed in Manali for the shoot,” he mentioned. “Work is so valuable. Don’t take your work for granted. We loved every second of what we did on the sets of Wild Dog,” mentioned the actor.

The 61-year-old actor additionally used the chance to share a number of phrases of knowledge. “People keep asking me what I learned about myself during the lockdown. I learned that we are very insignificant and dispensable. A small virus brought the entire world to a stop. Don’t think too much about yourselves,” he mentioned.

Nagarjuna additionally acknowledged that he was not blissful about the truth that his movie and Karthi’s Sulthan have been releasing on the identical day. However, he mentioned, “He is like my brother. And I wish from my heart that his film should also become a big hit,” he added.

Nagarjuna and Karthi had labored collectively in the 2016 movie, Oopiri.

Besides Nagarjuna, the movie additionally stars Dia Mirza, Saiyami Kher and Atul Kulkarni. It is due in cinemas on April 2.


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