I feel blessed to play Dr. BR Ambedkar on the screen: actor Prasad Jawade

The well-known actor Marathi Prasad Jawade It's in cloud nine these days. The reason why the actor has bagged his first show as the protagonist in the series Ek Mahanayak, Dr. BR Ambedkar in which he will play the lead role. Ask Prasad, who was recently in Lucknow to promote the program, how it feels to play an iconic character like that of BR Ambedkar, and he says: “Since I was little, I have been reading about Dr. BR Ambedkar. I also saw the film director Marathi Jabbar Patel The film Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar in which Mammootty had acted. All I know before doing this series about Ambedkar sahab is that he wrote the constitution, it was the mahanayak, who was fighting for the rights of other castes. But today I have realized that his work is so great that it is beyond our imagination. I feel blessed to play an iconic character like Dr. BR Ambedkar.  Prasad Jawade  (BCCL/ Farhan Ahmad Siddiqui) Prasad Jawade (BCCL/Farhan Ahmad Siddiqui)

Ask Prasad how the performance happened and he shares: “This all started when I was doing theater for a theater group in a city 30 kilometers from Pune. This is what I am talking about when I was very young. Shortly after completing my high school, I realized that I had to do something alone in the theater, although I did my XII class in the Science course and then an Information Technology diploma. There was a time when I also wanted to study law, but that could not happen because I was also doing theater. But, fortunately, due to Baba Sahab Bhimrao Ambedkar ji, today I can play a role in which I can read all things related to the law. And very soon, as part of my character's research work, I will go to a law school to study the constitution of India of Baba Sahab Bhimrao Ambedkar ji. In this way, I will study Law indirectly.

He adds: “My acting journey began when I participated in a Maharashtracha Superstar talent hunting program. I was among the 12 best contestants and this competition changed everything for me. After this reality show, I auditioned for movies and series and made four marathi series, of which I also played the role of a blind man in a series. This was one of the most challenging roles for me because I had to move blindfolded for almost two months. ”

Having Bollywood aspirations, Prasad says he also continues to audition for movies. “Since I arrived in this field, I just want to do the best job possible. I never wanted to be a hero because I was never the filmy-filmy guy. I always wanted to do a good and meaningful job. I also played a small role in Chhichhore, ”he says.

- Farhan Ahmad Siddiqui

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