you heard it right. Till date we have heard of many brawny, muscular villains
in films. But Tamasha’s villain is
none of what we have seen or heard before. It is not a baddie who comes between two people. It is in fact a subject that most of us have a history
with – Mathematics!
Our hero in the
film, Ranbir Kapoor’s character, is seen struggling with the villain,
Mathematics and wants it to vanish from his life. He doesn’t want to pursue Engineering because of his fear of Maths, which affects a lot of other
How many of us
have been scared of Maths? The hate for Maths is a very common thing
among most students and everyone can very well relate to this feeling. It is a
universal hatred that goes a long way. Even while shooting in
Shimla, the unit instantly split into Maths haters and others! That one person
who was in the Maths Haters Club was actor Ranbir Kapoor who yet speaks about
the horrors of Maths.
shares, “In Tamasha and in my
life, Maths stands for all those things that you don’t want to do in life
but one is forced to do, to fit in to the world. All these things make life
mechanical.” In fact, there were two people on sets, who bonded very well over
their hatred for Mathematics; Ranbir Kapoor and Yash Sehgal, the kid who is
playing the character of Ranbir’s junior.
The two of them even
had long discussions on the struggles they have faced with the subject. Ranbir
was glad that his share of struggling with it was over in real life. Audiences
will be able to relate to the character’s relationship with this villain as most
of us would have gone through or would be aware of people who have gone through
There is a lot of buzz around the film and
the excitement levels to watch Ranbir – Deepika together on the
silver screen is very high.