A New star kid Abhimanyu Dassani is going to make his Bollywood debut with with the action comedy, Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota. Bhagyashree’s son says he never used his mother's name to get work. Having a family with film background gives the notion that star kids have easy access to filmmakers. But Abhimanyu says this was not the case with him since not many people knew him.
"When I was signing the film, that time it was with Phantom Films and the executive producer called Tanvi and told me that why I did not tell them that I am Bhagyashree's son. This I had done deliberately. I believe if I am talented enough my work will speak for itself. I don't need to throw names."
The debut film of Abhimanyu will be shown in Toronto International Film Festival in September. He signed for the film two years ago when it was with Phantom Films and started shooting last November.
"I am feeling happy, proud and honoured. This is the first film that has got into Midnight Madness section of the festival. It is an amazing opportunity that we have received."
Describing the film as a coming-of-age story, Abhimanyu says, it is about following your dreams, whether you are a six-year-old or a 60-year-old. The film has lot of action and the debutante did train in martial arts, boxing, gymnastics and weapon training among other things.
"I spent nine months on training for the film. It is an action-comedy film and it is different from what Bollywood has ever seen. It is a real fight, hand-to-hand combat."
Since it was his first film, everyday was a new adventure for Abhimanyu.he said, "Before I started shooting, I disconnected from everyone and went into solitude. I used to only talk on work related things. I am new in this industry, haven't been associated with it so it was all a new learning experience."