Dalip Tahil says Mahesh Babu’s Bollywood comment is about work ethic
Veteran actor Dalip Tahil is seen as an antagonist in his latest Netflix film Toolsidas Junior. Lately Mr Tahil backed Mahesh Babu for his ‘Bollywood can’t support me’ comment Lately the Telugu star said he was getting a lot of offers from Bollywood but said: ‘I think they can’t to pay me”. In support, Dalip Tahil justified his remarks by referring to the work ethic.
Dalip tweeted: “In my humble opinion, when @urstrulyMahesh (southern megastar) says Hindi movies can’t afford it, he is most likely referring to work ethic, where I completely agree with him…more strength for Mahesh Babu.”
In his opinion, compared to the Hindi film industry, the South Indian film industry is much more organized. Dalip Tahil agreeing with the Telugu star said, “Mahesh Babu is a megastar! When a superstar like him supposedly says Hindi movies can’t pay me, he’s right. Yes, Bollywood can’t afford that. It’s not just the money, it’s also the work ethic. She’s a star; he has control over his projects. His projects revolve around him. Today it has pan-Indian appeal.
Speaking of differences in work ethic, Dalip elaborated on his comment: “What I meant by work ethic, I still stand by. When Mahesh Babu said ‘Hindi movies can’t pay me’ he may have been talking partly about remuneration, but it also had a lot to do with (something else too)… You have to understand, Mahesh Babu is a big star across the country. , not just the Telugu film industry. He is a pan-Indian mega star. You have to understand, when he gets to a place where he’s not absolutely in control, and in full understanding of how the project works, it’s going to be very difficult for him.
Dalip Tahil further shared his experience of Toolsidar Junior, which also features Rajiv Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, and Varun Buddhadev in major roles. Toolsidar Junior was released on Netflix on Monday, May 23, 2022. The sports drama produced by Ashutosh Gowarikar is based on a true story. Dalip revealed that it was a great experience to work with his old friend Rajiv Kapoor and Varun Buddhadev.
Speaking about Toolsidas, Junior Dalip said, “When Ashu (Ashutosh Gowarikar) told me that the movie was about sports but not cricket, I was intrigued. Then when Mridul Mahendra (director) told me the story, he told me it was a true story based on his own experiences.
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