Mrunal Jain has had an eventful career in the television industry, and he plays Vishnu in the Hindi TV show ‘Uttaran’ on DesiPlay TV. The handsome actor talked about his experiences related to the show, his co actors and how did he land a role in Uttaran. Read the excerpt from the interview.
“I had auditioned for the role and was notified that I was selected for it while on vacation in Goa. The creative team thankfully agreed to hold back on the look test for four days until I returned. And I aced the appearance test with flying colors.” shared Mrunal.
On asking about his experiences of working with the co-stars like Tina Dutta, Mrunal said, “She has a wonderful heart and comes across as a real person. Our banter continues even off the camera, and she adds a spark to the set anytime she is around. It was a good experience to work with her and she is an amazing co-star.”
When asked about how many similarities he finds between himself and Vishnu, Mrunal replied,” To some extent, I relate with Vishnu. Sometimes the attire worn by my on-screen character is very similar to what I would prefer wearing it in real life as well. The best part is Vishnu is a simple guy and this characteristics of him is very close to my heart.”
Mrunal is known to successfully portray on screen characters. With his diverse roles in different shows, the actor now feels that it has been creatively fulfilling for him. “Taking on a variety of roles has been creatively fulfilling and I have evolved as an actor. All I can say is that a significant transition has occurred within me, and new prospects have begun to present themselves. Today, being an all-arounder is crucial. Having said that, I also think that everything is pre-destined and happens as it should.”
Mrunal also shared some fitness tips that he swears by. “I only eat healthy and natural foods. I also go to the gym daily. Finally, I consume a lot of water. There is a tale behind this; while I was in college, my seniors would rag me and urge me to take off my T-shirt. They would even throw water on me. I used to be embarrassed because I was so thin. I decided to take care of myself.”