Srishti Dixit on her viral Poo video: I not too long ago made a video with Kareena Kapoor Khan; it was a full circle second for me

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Srishti Dixit on her viral 'Poo' video: I recently made a video with Kareena Kapoor Khan; it was a full circle moment for me - Exclusive | - Times of India

Content material creator-turned-actor Srishti Dixit has entertained her followers on social media with some very humorous and quirky movies. Her all time in style ‘Poo’ video had gone viral on the web. She is now all set to make her huge Bollywood debut with Vijay Krishna Acharya’s ‘The Nice Indian Household’. ETimes sat down with Srishti for an unique interview the place she spoke about being a film buff, making a video with Kareena Kapoor Khan, inception of her profession as a content material creator and extra.Excerpts…
You’re fairly in style together with your movies on social media. How and when did all of it begin for you?
I used to work as an leisure reporter and later labored in one other media firm. Whereas I used to be writing for them, I began making movies as nicely for them. We began doing quick format comedy sketch movies. And people actually picked up. As they went viral on the web, I began making movies independently for my very own social media as nicely. After which that picked up. And ever since I’ve been doing this as a full time job. However I’ve all the time wished to be an actor ever since I used to be younger. I additionally participated in theatre in school. I actually, actually loved performing and appearing like one other individual and being one other character. And that additionally type of mirrored slightly within the content material I used to make. I used to do a number of character comedy and stuff additionally. And that led me to get this job, this appearing job.
I’ll eternally credit score my content material and my Instagram and the love that I’ve obtained on the platform for having facilitated this chance coming my method. It was a totally wild dream and I by no means thought that it will be attainable. And that is how I obtained to understand it. It’s utterly weird and I like it. And I hope that the love that I’ve obtained on social media can be what I obtain for my work in motion pictures. And now that I’m making an attempt to do extra appearing roles. I hope that the individuals who have liked me as a content material creator admire that transition and love me as an actor as nicely. That is my solely hope. And I hope that I can work arduous and I can do justice to all of the love that I obtain.

Your ‘Poo’ video is without doubt one of the hottest and family members on the market. Which one in response to you is your finest one but and why?
The Poo video was positively one in every of my most viral movies. I nonetheless get stopped, requested and recognised for it. And I nonetheless get a number of love for it. I actually loved making that video. It was a number of enjoyable. It was such a brand new expertise for me as an individual, as a creator to be recognised for it. After which I met Kareena Kapoor Khan not too long ago at an occasion the place I obtained to make a video together with her. It was very surreal for me. It was a full circle second for me.

I do not know which is my finest video. I like the Pintu character that I created. I preferred the Bigg Boss video that I made. I’ve many favourites. I can not decide one.
Have you ever been a film buff in your rising up years? How did the appearing bug chunk you?
I’ve all the time loved watching TV and flicks. Even now I watch virtually every little thing that comes out on OTT. I devour content material like something. It is slightly little bit of an issue. As a result of then I’m additionally simply sitting and watching all this content material. And never doing extra work. I like Bollywood. I’ve grown up in Bollywood. I’ve grown up watching Yash Raj’s motion pictures. And I by no means thought that I’d get to be inside these gates of Yash Raj and get to be part of a film being made by Yash Raj. What a grand and what a satisfying expertise it ended up being. I had all the time wished to behave rising up. I liked being on stage. I used to love singing, dancing, and performing. I all the time thought that I wished to be an actor. However there was no method for me to understand how. As a result of I used to be in Kanpur. I’ve no connections in Bollywood or within the movie fraternity. I come from a center class household. I haven’t got that type of a background the place a dream or aspiration like this was checked out very significantly. So I selected to go for a barely extra typical profession of turning into a author and a journalist. However then issues panned out the best way they did. And I’m so grateful for the web. I’m so grateful for social media. As a result of it birthed me. It gave me a possibility to indicate myself and current myself and be liked. That obtained me this chance to behave. Which I secretly all the time wished. So I’m simply very glad with how issues have labored out.

OTT has modified the best way we take a look at content material at the moment. Your ideas…
I’d like to get work as an actor on an OTT platform. I’d like to be a part of very fascinating tales which can be occurring on OTT proper now. I’ve seen some actually superb issues back-to-back very not too long ago. There are ‘Weapons & Gulaabs’, ‘Kalkoot’ and ‘Kohra which can be superb. There are such a lot of new actors being given alternatives. And I simply hope and need that sometime some actually superb audition I’m able to crack. And get a very superb, worthy half in an ideal OTT story. As a result of I really feel just like the time is now. And there are extra alternatives. And I’d like to seize it.
What’s subsequent?
I simply very not too long ago wrapped taking pictures for a present known as ‘Unreal’. I can not discuss a lot about it however it’s an adaptation of the American present by the identical title. Other than that, I’m presently auditioning for different issues. I hope to get my subsequent appearing job. I’m additionally very excited for September 22 as a result of that is the day ‘The Nice Indian Household’ will likely be launched. It is my first ever movie. I can not wait to go to the theatre and watch it. I simply hope I do not cringe whereas watching myself within the film. And I hope it is liked by individuals who watch it. That is all. I’m feeling very constructive and I hope for the most effective.

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