“Life in 2020 Has Been...Bitterly Gratifying”
Cosmopolitan India|December 2020
Actor Vikrant Massey opens up to Cosmo about all that he’s excited about ATM, his unusual obsession with stationary, and why he almost quit acting.
Humra Afroz Khan

Cosmo: You have had some big releases with Netflix this year, Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare and Ginny Weds Sunny. How has the ‘digital’ experience been?

Vikrant Massey: “I enjoy working on the digital platform...always have. But, honestly, the medium doesn’t matter to me—it’s all about making a good film and telling a good story. Even with these digital films, we hadn’t set out thinking they would be streamed on such platforms. But the times are such that these tie-ups became possible. And as an actor, I don’t really get into anything other than the project I’m a part of, and the role I’m playing...and simply hope to give it my best.”

C: You have worked across genres, from crime thriller to drama. Is there a genre that you enjoy working on most?

VM: “I would love to do an espionage thriller someday. I love reading that genre and would love to feature in it, too!”

C: And as a viewer, which genre do you enjoy watching most?

VM: “That depends on my mood, and keeps changing from day to day. Comedy is something I can watch any time. I also enjoy dramas. But, like I said, I truly enjoy binging on thriller shows and movies.”

C: You have trouble wooing women and face constant rejections in Ginny Weds Sunny. We know, in real life, you’re engaged...congratulations. But how did you fare with women before that?

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