ROHIT SHETTY: COMMERCIAL FILMS HAVE BECOME A BRAND NOW
GLOBAL MOVIE MAGAZINE|MARCH 2020
Filmmaker Rohit Shetty does not understand why his contemporaries take “years to make films”, while he directs movies, shoots for Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi and still finds enough time for himself.

I keep telling them to work faster. I have never felt doing a show has affected my film career,” says the filmmaker, who is currently promoting the latest season of the reality show post which he will jump into the promotions of his upcoming Akshay Kumar-Katrina Kaif starrer Sooryavanshi.

During an interaction with a group of journalists, Rohit dwelled on his fears as the host of a stunt-based show and as a filmmaker. He also described his journey in the industry as one that started with “hate but has become about love.”

Q. Do you think because you have gotten film actors to do great action, you understand different temperaments. Does this help you engage with the contestants?

You have to stay calm, whether it’s a film actor or a contestant. Staying calm is most important when one is doing a stunt.

Q. How do you keep the contestants calm?

You either do it or show them how to do it. You build their confidence. Also because I come from that world so the contestants think that if he is saying, it must be right.

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