Out of work actor for role in Rangeel
News that actor Mahesh Anand was found dead in his Mumbai apartment appeared in newspapers yesterday. Apparently, the actor was out of work for almost a decade and was desperate to bag an acting offer. He even made a call to filmmaker Pahlaj Nihalani asking for a role in the film Rangeela Raja.
Pahlaj says, “He said he wanted to be part of Rangeela Raja. I told him only the climax of the film remained to be shot. He asked to be fitted into the climax. I sensed his need and I made a role for him at that last moment of shooting. The problem is, Mahesh didn’t look for work hard enough. He lived in his own world. Here, you have to be pushy when you need work.” The filmmaker, who has worked with him in the past, adds, “I always liked Mahesh. He was straightforward in his dealings, friendly and courageous. In his heydays, his physique was the envy of many
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Sushant Singh, General Secretary of the Cine & TV Artistes Association ( CINTAA) reveals that Mahesh Anand had contemplated suicide in the past. “Our
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