Mumbai: He might need acted within the upcoming horror movie “Bhoot: The Haunted Ship”, however Vicky Kaushal is extraordinarily scared of ghosts in actual life.
In the build-up to the movie’s launch, the actor revealed a near-spooky expertise from the units.
“Once, during the shoot, a ladder was almost falling over me and suddenly stopped when it was just three inches away. I had a feeling that maybe there is someone on the set who is feeling disturbed due to us. So I silently requested, we are making your biopic, please let it happen smoothly. But nothing serious has happened with me as in no spooky experiences,” stated Vicky.
The actor additionally revealed that he feels scared whereas watching horror movies and by no means watches them alone. He shared: “I watch horror films very rarely. Maybe once a year I get the feeling that okay now I am grown up and I can watch a horror film. I feel really scared while watching horror films. I have watched a few in English such as Conjuring, Paranormal Activity and Annabelle. I prefer watching horror films with a set of friends, especially the ones who are even more scared than me. That gives me a little courage.”
However, regardless of being so scared of horror movies, Vicky revealed that he someway managed to shoot for one.
“I was okay with shooting a horror film because I knew the moment there would be a cut, I would sit sip tea with the ghost. So, I could manage that,” he smiled.
Vicky is keen to beat his fear of ghosts and revealed that he feels jealous of individuals who do not feel scared to observe horror motion pictures.
“I would love to overcome that fear because I get very jealous of people who say we really enjoy horror films. I wonder don’t they feel scared at night? If I see something in the kitchen in a horror film, I would probably see the same thing in my kitchen in real life! And it becomes difficult to sleep alone at night,” confessed Vicky.
There comes a time in our rising up years once we all like to attempt one thing adventurous, like possibly visiting a haunted home with buddies. Did such a thought ever cross his thoughts?
Vicky smiled as he replied: “I would always take part in the planning and encourage other friends to go. But I never gathered the courage to visit such a place myself.”
Not simply ghosts, there’s another factor which the actor feels scared of, and that’s water. Vicky disclosed that he has a phobia of water which has barely lowered after taking pictures this movie.
“Till before this film, I had a phobia of water which has reduced quite a bit after shooting this. I swam underwater in a 25ft deep swimming pool and I enjoyed it. But the day I can perform a Scooba diving at night, not in a swimming pool but in a sea, only that day I feel I will successfully overcome my fear of water.”
The turning level in Vicky Kaushal’s profession was the success of his movie “Uri: The Surgical Strike” final 12 months which even bagged him the much-coveted National Award. It has been a 12 months after that and life has modified for higher for the proficient teenager.
Vicky stated: “It has been a beautiful year. There was a time when I was even ready to pay to get work, and now I am receiving so much love. Producers can also rely on me now and I am getting work. Also, I am getting to work with filmmakers with whom it was my dream to work, which feels great. Also, my self-confidence has increased and I feel, yes I am on the right track.”
Directed by Bhanu Pratap Singh, “Bhoot: The Haunted Ship” hits theatres on February 21. The movie additionally stars Bhumi Pednekar and Ashutosh Rana in essential roles.