Emraan Hashmi Lauds South Film Industry’s Efficiency In Contrast To Bollywood

In a recent interview, Emraan Hashmi, set to star in Sujeeth Reddy’s OG alongside Pawan Kalyan, shed light on the contrasting work cultures of Bollywood and the South film industry.

Hashmi praised the discipline and efficiency of South filmmakers, noting that every penny they invest directly reflects on screen. In Bollywood, he pointed out a lack of similar discipline, often resulting in misallocation of funds and leading to less impactful results. He mentioned,” I think South filmmakers are way more disciplined than we are (in Hindi cinema). Every penny that they spend on their film shows on screen.”

South vs. Bollywood Filmmaking

According to Hashmi, South filmmakers excel in areas such as VFX, scale, and story selection, contributing to the finesse seen in their films. He emphasized the need for Bollywood to learn from their Southern counterparts and improve in these aspects.

Emraan Hashmi’s Telugu Debut

Despite never envisioning himself in a South Indian movie, Hashmi expressed excitement about his role in OG. He praised the script, his character, and director Sujeeth Reddy, hinting at a promising project ahead.

Upcoming Project ‘OG’

Directed by Sujeeth Reddy, OG features Pawan Kalyan, Emraan Hashmi, Priyanka Arul Mohan, and Tamil actor Arjun Das in a special role. The film is set to release on September 27 in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, and Hindi languages.

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Emraan Hashmi’s insights shed light on the differences in approach between Bollywood and the South film industry. With his upcoming Telugu debut, he aims to explore new horizons and contribute to the diverse landscape of Indian cinema.