Abhishek Bachchan’s latest release, Dasvi, has garnered rave reviews from Netflix and Jio Films on April 7. The film is about a politician (Abhishek) who goes to jail and decides to finish his 10th grade there. In a recent interaction, Abhishek revealed that the film actually inspired 20 inmates at Agra Prison to take the Class 10 exam. Abhishek and the rest of the cast turned parts of the film into prison. Read also: Abhishek Bachchan reacts to dad Amitabh Bachchan praising Dasvi on social media: “When you have overly emotional parents”
On Wednesday, the actor interacted with fans on a Twitter Space hosted by Netflix India, where he discussed his film and reactions to it. Speaking about his experience filming inside the Agra prison for the film, Abhishek said director Tushar Jalota told him how the film ended up inspiring some inmates in the prison.
He said, “Tushar told me a while ago that after we finished filming there, 20 inmates sat down for their exams.” The actor added that of them, 12 inmates even passed the exams. Saying he was happy that his film made such a positive difference in someone’s life, Abhishek said: “It’s great when you can be a change agent through your work. It’s inspiring and I like it.”
During the interaction, Abhishek also referred to how father Amitabh Bachchan praised and promoted the film on social media. Abhishek added that people often troll Amitabh because he praised his son so intuitively, but that did not deter him. He added, “Aise comments aate hain ki kamre me jaake bata dete sir (There are comments you can go to his room and tell him). People do not know he is in Delhi and he shoots. It does not happen often. Together during In the past, he used to worry that if he praised me, people would say he was biased, but this time, he said, ».
Dasvi, also starring Yami Gautam and Nimrat Kaur, was released on Jio Cinema and Netflix on April 7. The film is directed by Tushar Jalota and produced by Dinesh Vijan under the banner of Maddock Films, Jio Studios and Bake My Cake Films.
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