I am very selective when it comes to acting

Mosharraf Karim tells New Age

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 20:50, Jun 30,2017


Mosharraf Karim

Popular actor Mosharraf Karim will be seen in a number of teleplays today including Sagor Jahan’s Average Aslam is not a Bachelor on Banglavision, Mursalin Shuvo’s Moddhobittonama on Desh TV, Musafir Syed’s Sheikh Saadi-er Sheishob Dinratri on Baishakhi TV, RB Pritom’s Manpower on ETV, and others.
The actor has acted in around 30 teleplays and drama serials this Eid which are being aired on different channels as part of Eid special programmes.
In a recent interview with New Age Mosharraf Karim talked about his Eid ventures, acting style and more.
Speaking about his Eid ventures Mosharraf Karim said every year ahead Eid he has to act in numerous teleplays which he actually enjoys. ‘I really enjoy acting in Eid special teleplays,’ said Mosharraf Karim, adding that he never gets tired from the busy Eid schedule.
The teleplays made for Eid festivals are generally better in quality than typical teleplays, said Mosharraf Karim.
‘The TV channels try to invest more money in making Eid special teleplays as more people watch local television channels during Eid. The allocation of a bigger budget actually helps the teleplay makers as they can shoot the production more conveniently,’ said Mosharraf Karim, who added that he is very selective when it comes to acting in teleplays.
‘The storyline of a teleplay is always important. I always go through the storyline of a teleplay first to have an idea about the character I am suppose to play in it. If find that the character does not match my taste or acting style I don’t act in the teleplay,’ he said.
When it comes to acting Mosharraf Karim said he loves to play diverse characters.
‘I love to play diverse characters on screen. I believe that I have my own distinctive acting style and can play any type of characters on screen, which sets me aside from stereotypes.’ said Mosharraf Karim, who added that his signature acting style distinguishes him from the rest.
Mosharraf Karim commenced his acting career on stage in 1986 as a member of theatre troupe Nattokendro. His small screen debut happened in 1999 with the single-episode TV play Atithi, which was directed by Ferdous Hasan and aired on Channel i. He came to limelight with his acting in Cayrom in 2004. Since then, Karim has not looked back and has acted in numerous teleplays including 420, Chander Nijer Kono Alo Nei, Sikandar Box Ekhon Birat Model, Tini Ekjon Souvaggoban, and others.

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