Actor Varun Mitra who will be seen playing the role of lawyer in Amazon Prime Video’s Guilty Minds, says he poured everything he had as an actor in the show.
Varun Mitra was interacting with Newshelpline on the sidelines of Guilty Minds special screening in Mumbai.
Co-directed by Shefali Bhushan, and Jayant Digambar Somalkar and produced by Karan Grover, Antara Banerjee, and Naved Farooqui, 'Guilty Minds' is the first ever legal drama from Amazon Prime.
Talking about the show, Varun said, “We have put a lot of love in the show, there is some truth in it as well, we have poured everything in the show as it was an important show for us. It is a legal drama which has a lot of dimensions going on, such as office politics, relationships, love and more, I guess, it is a legal drama working as a thread which bind’s other elements as well”
Further adding, Varun said he had a good chemistry with Shriya Pilgaonkar which is layered. He said, “Even I feel that our chemistry looks amazing on screen, the script is quite layered, so we’re friends and opposing lawyers, we both are passionate, and we both logger heads a lot, and of-course there is a little bit of love that is there since college days, so yeah, it is a good chemistry with Shriya”
Talking about getting the legal lingo right, Varun said, “Remembering the penal codes, getting the legal lingo right was difficult, as the scenes were written in a flow, plus we have been prepping for it for 2 years, through entire pandemic, we shot it in bits and pieces, so it wasn’t all that difficult to remembers dialogues and get the legal language right”
The series also stars an incredible ensemble of Namrata Sheth, Sugandha Garg, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Satish Kaushik, Benjamin Gilani, Pranay Pachauri, Diksha Juneja, Sadhana Singh, Deepak Kalra, Chitrangada Satarupa, Virendra Saxena, Dinker Sharma, Akshay Baghel, Vasundhara Kaul, Arun Kalra, Rajesh Gandhi, Kamal Manohar Sharma, Burhanuddin Topiwala, Farida Venkateshwaran, Sarita Handa, Narendra Khatri, Aradhya Ajana, Bharat Bhushan, Hans Dev Sharma, and Vivaan Mishra.
The series will exclusively stream on Amazon Prime Video from April 22, 2022.