Published By: Shrishti Negi
Last Updated: September 29, 2023, 10:53 IST
Harsh Rajput is a popular TV actor who rose to fame with his role as Ansh Rathod in Star Plus’ Nazar. He portrayed Rocky on Colors TV show Pishachini. The actor is currently seen as Rumi in Star Plus’ Teri Meri Doriyaann. He is paired opposite the lead character, Sahiba, played by Himanshi Parashar. His character is shown to be obsessed with Sahiba and trying to make a rift in her married life. In a recent interview, harsh opened up about playing the anti-hero and his equation with the crew members as he joined the show midway.
In conversation with Pinkvilla, Harsh Rajput said that he had been playing positive roles in shows for a long time now, and this gripping plot and the intriguing character he was offered compelled him to say yes. He stated, “After a long time, I’m doing something in the grey shade zone. Rumi’s character traits of being an obsessive lover and getting everything that he wants drove me towards the character.”
Teri Meri Doriyaann started in January 2023, and the story has progressed over the months. When asked if Harsh Rajput has any inhibitions about joining the show midway, he denied and stated “The character that was offered was so good. I feel actors don’t get much opportunity to play such layered characters. I don’t feel there are any disadvantages to entering a show midway.” He added that if a role interests him and makes him happy he will be ready to do it.
Speaking about the cast and crew of the show and his equation with them, Harsh Rajput said that he does not feel like he just started on the show. He has been acquainted very well and feels like a part of the team. Harsh added that he had known Vijayendra Kumeria for some years, but this is the first time he is working with him. Further, he stated, “I have most of my scenes with Himanshi Parashar and I must say, she is a very hardworking girl. She’s aware of everything about the show, be it dialogues, screenplay, and script, among other things. It’s amazing working with her.”
Harsh expressed that to play the character of Rumi, he took inspiration from Shah Rukh Khan’s character in Darr, which “created a benchmark in playing an obsessive lover onscreen.” The actor added that his fans are also loving the character and showering him with a lot of praise and love.