Speaking to Bombay Times, Ravi Kishan says, “When you are asked to play the character of a cult personality who is not only controversial, but also has a massive following, the responsibility is a lot more. In order to portray the role as accurately as possible, I had to read many of his books and had to do a lot of research. I had my director by my side to help me out, so it was easy, but still, we were careful about everything and had proper research in place.”
The actor provides, “When I asked Ritesh why did he approach me for the role, he said that my eyes are very similar to his and he has seen the Osho getup on my photographs, which is very much like him. It was a good experience to play Osho. It’s intriguing how one could never interrupt his calm mind. Unka shaant chith bilkul akhandit tha.”
Osho and Ma Anand Sheela proceed to intrigue filmmakers and actors
Acharya Rajneesh’s life story has all the time and intrigued filmmakers. His life got here again within the highlight with a documentary that focussed on the rise of the religious guru and the function of his private secretary Ma Anand Sheela within the journey. In 2018, there have been rumours that filmmaker Shakun Batra could be making a mission primarily based on the 2. There was additionally buzz that Aamir Khan could be taking part in Osho, whereas Alia Bhatt would essay the function of Ma Anand Sheela. However, there was no official affirmation on the identical.
During her look on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2019, Priyanka Chopra Jonas had revealed that she could be starring in Ma Anand Sheela’s biopic. She additionally mentioned that the movie could be directed by Rain Man director Barry Levinson. However, Ma Anand Sheela, in an interview, had mentioned that she hasn’t given Priyanka permission for the biopic and had reportedly even despatched the actress a authorized discover.