Actor Salil Ankola
who plays Suryadev in Siddharth Kumar Tewary's Karamphaldata Shani
got a new look and here he speaks about it.
You have got a new folio done after a long time. How do you feel?
This is my second folio in my entire acting career...First was done in 1998 and second by Vishal Seth in 2017. The reason being I get very nervous in still photography but the concept and look and outcome has been amazing
You look stylish. How do you manage?
The look and concept were done by Vishal and he was certain how he wanted my folio to be done. Ria, my wife, also contributed a lot in the costume planning. Most importantly, I have worked very hard on my physique and it has paid off. l never looked so good and fit in my entire acting career. For my looks and physique, I have been following a special diet and following the gym routine with strict discipline and dedication and it has been paying off.
Are good looks really important for an actor? Comment.
Good looks are certainly not the whole and sole required asset for excelling in acting, it's an advantage, an average looking guy, if he is a super actor, then the look factor does not matter at all and a great looking guy if he is a bad actor then all is lost.
Talent versus good looks, what would you give more importance and why?
Talent and good looks are things that a person is born with. Both need to be nurtured and to be worked on so as to get the best outcome, I feel nothing should be taken for granted and every aspect should be given prime importance.
You shot with photographer Vishal Seth, how was the experience?
Vishal Seth is a very talented and upcoming photographer and he has a great eye. He seems to see what any other person cannot and gets the best out of the person. I have never been so comfortable shooting stills as I have been with Vishal and the results talk for themselves. He is so fast in getting out the best, we finished our shoot in exactly 2 1/2 hours and the experience was fantabulous