In an exclusive interview on News18 India‘s popular show ‘Aar Paar,’ the star-studded panel of the highly anticipated movie ‘Vaccine War shed light on their perspectives and experiences in the world of cinema and their latest project.
The panel, hosted by renowned anchor Amish Devgan, featured the film’s director Vivek Agnihotri, producer and actress Pallavi Joshi, and legendary actor Nana Patekar.
The interview provided a deep dive into the film industry and the significance of storytelling through movies.
Vivek Agnihotri, known for his thought-provoking films like ‘Kashmir Files‘ and ‘Vaccine War,’ emphasized the role of Indian cinema in conveying the country’s narratives to its people. He highlighted the pivotal role such films play in shaping the Indian narrative.
Agnihotri also acknowledged the challenges faced by India’s healthcare system during the COVID-19 pandemic and commended the unwavering dedication of Indian doctors and scientists in developing vaccines to ensure the nation’s safety.
Delving into the concept of ‘Sanatan,’ Agnihotri underlined India’s uniqueness as a democracy where individuals from diverse backgrounds can rise to top leadership positions.
Nana Patekar, the legendary actor, expressed his willingness to explore various film genres but emphasized that quality takes precedence over quantity, especially at the age of 73. He warmly recalled his collaboration with the late Irrfan Khan during ‘Salaam Bombay,’ praising Khan’s exceptional talent and humanity.
Patekar also shared a humorous anecdote about Irrfan Khan suggesting he plant a Night-Blooming Jasmine, a task he intends to fulfill. He concluded by highlighting that artists transcend caste or creed; they are simply artists.
Pallavi Joshi, a seasoned actress and producer, vehemently denied claims of her films having any political agenda. She emphasized that her films are driven by storytelling and entertainment.
This exclusive interview provided a platform for these eminent personalities to share their insights on the film industry and their experiences with the ‘Vaccine War.’ The film has already generated significant attention, making this interview highly relevant for viewers eager to learn more about this upcoming cinematic masterpiece.