Emraan Hashmi, the versatile actor, recently shared his thoughts on the overwhelming acclaim received by Tiger 3, calling it a truly remarkable experience. The audience was captivated by Hashmi’s compelling portrayal of an anti-hero in the film, and the praise continues to pour in as the movie becomes available on Prime Video starting January 7.
During a recent media interaction, Hashmi expressed his enthusiasm for playing a villain with both cunning intelligence and physical prowess, capable of challenging an iconic hero like Tiger.
He credited Aditya Chopra and Maneesh Sharma for crafting a unique anti-hero role that allowed him to delve into the character’s complexities. Hashmi cherished the audience’s love for Tiger 3 during its theatrical release last Diwali, and he is delighted to witness a renewed wave of appreciation as the film reaches OTT audiences.
“It is truly special when a film keeps giving you appreciation and respect again and again. This means that a film has made a place for itself in the books of time,” shared Emraan Hashmi. The actor, who shared the screen with Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif in Tiger 3, celebrated the film’s success at the box office.
Looking ahead, Emraan Hashmi teased his upcoming project, a web series titled Showtime, directed by Mihir Desai and Archit Kumar and produced by Karan Johar’s Dharmatic production. The series, set to be released on Disney+ Hotstar later this year, explores the world of cinema and delves into themes such as nepotism and power struggles within the industry.
Commenting on his role in Showtime, Hashmi stated, “Being in the industry for so long, I have seen both the good and bad side of it, so when this show came to me, I grabbed the opportunity of being a part of it and could resonate with it on various levels.”
The series boasts a stellar cast, including Mahima Makwana, Mouni Roy, Naseeruddin Shah, Rajeev Khandelwal, and Shriya Saran, promising an intriguing narrative that sheds light on the dynamics of the entertainment world.
As Emraan Hashmi continues to bask in the success of Tiger 3, fans eagerly anticipate his upcoming venture, Showtime, promising a riveting exploration of the industry’s intricacies.