Om Puri: Pakistani Film Industry Is Not Any Less Than Bollywood
He described it as an amazing and exciting experience to be a part of the Pakistani film industry for the very first time. Though, he has visited Pakistan six times for the film, each visit was special and had a charm of its own. He found Pakistanis to be hospitable, warm and welcoming. He also found Pakistani artists to be exceptionally talented, he also went on to say that they are no less than what they have in India and our film industry is no less!
According to him, give and take four years and the Pakistani film industry will be thriving.
In conversation with Hello! he says it was the script that made him instantly become a part of Actor in Law. He loved the solid writing and was overall very happy to see how it was structure as he says,
"Pakistani script writers are amazing and have the depth to tell stories in a great way".
He said he had worked with Pakistani actors before in International films like Shoot on Sight (2007) starring Mikaal Zulfiqar and though it was a lot of fun back but coming to Pakistan himself and shooting here for Actor in Law was a completely different experience.
" I would love to come again and work in more Pakistani films if the script is good".