Q. Share your experience of working with Oscar-winning director Ang Lee?
A. I think it was the most challenging work that I have ever done in my life because he is the narrator of the whole experience and the subject matter is very complex, although on the surface it is just the journey of a boy with a tiger on the boat. But there are so many layers to this story and you have to be on top of that and you are convincing people that it is a real experience.
When you are working with Ang Lee, you don't want to be left behind because it his creation and he is creating this story and you are part of itYou want to be at par with him and you want to feel like you have contributed to that story. So that way you push yourself.
Q. Why was this role so difficult to do?
A. This part needed a method which I didn't realize when I was doing it, it needed a step-by-step approach. For my accent I needed a coach, which I didn't realize, I was working on my own, which I shouldn't have.
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