Watch this exclusive conversation of EastMojo with Rinzing Denzongpa, Malvika Raaj, and Nilesh Sahay, cast and crew of the action film ‘Squad’. The film also stars Pooja Batra in a lead role and has been written, directed, and produced by Nilesh Sahay.
‘Squad’ is also produced by Brajesh Sahaya, Mohan Gopinath, and Zee Cinema. Shobha Nihalani co-wrote the screenplay along with Nilesh Sahay.
In this interview, Rinzing Denzongpa shares his experience shooting for the action film where he plays the role of a MARCOS commander protecting 6-year-old ‘India’s daughter’, played by child artist Rishita Jain. He also thanks the people of the region for showering him with love and seeks support for his new film from Northeast folks.
The director of ‘Squad’, Nilesh Sahay candidly speaks about reasons for the underrepresentation of persons from the Northeast in Bollywood. He further emphasizes on the need for people from the region to come forward in support of regional talents and show love to one of their own, in order to encourage more talents from the region to step ahead and follow the lead of actors like the legendary Danny Denzongpa and now Rinzing Denzongpa.
The film is also Malvika Raaj’s Bollywood debut after having played the role of Pooja, Kareena Kapoor’s character’s childhood self, in Karan Johar’s Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham. Malvika shares how she fell in love with shooting action sequences just in the initial days of her training for the role.
‘Squad’ will release on Zee5 OTT at midnight of November 12, 2021.
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