From being a fan of movie stars to sharing screen space with them, actor and producer Sohum Shah says it’s been a decade-long journey into “surreal” cinema.
The actor will next appear in the second season of the acclaimed SonyLIV series Maharani, whose films include Ship of Theseus, ToobadBig Bull and Simran deserve praise.
Sohum Shah recalls how he made the long journey to see multi-talented actor Manoj Bajpayee, who was filming in Sri Ganganagar in his home state of Rajasthan. “When I look back on my journey, it was so surreal. It was not easy, I come from a place where we have always been fans of the actor and his work. There was a time when Mr. Manoj Bajpayee was filming in Sri Ganganagar, so I Walked 30 to 40 kilometers just to catch a glimpse of him.
“I used to dream that one day I would be an actor, and today, I’m part of the industry, I’m acting, producing projects,” the 39-year-old actor said in a statement.
Sohum Shah starred in niche, critically acclaimed films such as Anand Gandhi’s “Ship of Theseus” (2013) and in 2015’s “Talwa” with the late great actor Irrfan Khan , he said he was grateful for the opportunity brought to him.
He also served as a producer on the 2018 horror drama “Ship of Theseus” and “Tumbbad” directed by Rahi Anil Barve.
“It’s been an amazing journey. I’m excited to see how this journey unfolds,” he added.
He also took to social media to express his gratitude to fans and commemorate his 10 years in the film.
In addition to Maharani Season 2, Sohum Shah will also appear in the Amazon Prime Video series Dahaad.