“I think the best compliment I’ve received so far is that I’m not a nice person. Strange to hear that but it means I’m doing justice to Jamshed’s character that has negative shades. He is always lurking around plotting his next devious agenda,” he says.
The present is based mostly on the lives of medical doctors. And the actor shares after being a a part of the present he has began understanding individuals within the medical occupation higher. “I now understand the stress doctors and medical professionals go through every day. Just like any other job, they have to adjust to the management’s decisions, whims and fancies as well,” he provides.
He shares that showmakers Herumb and Nilanjana have a watch for element and all scenes have a sensible really feel. “Indian TV shows have never done justice to the look and feel of a hospital. That is not the case with the show. Herumb and Nilanjana have gone out of their way to show the inside of a hospital as authentically as possible. Every single possible detail has been given attention to – from uniforms, equipment, operation theatres to procedures. This is what sets it apart from any Indian series in the past,” he says.
Each episode of the present is one hour lengthy, which is a uncommon factor for fiction on Hindi TV. “I was intrigued at the choice of episodes being 1 hour and that too Monday to Friday. I am pleasantly surprised at how it’s being accepted. And it only goes on to highlight that when something is done well, the length of the episode will not matter,” he says.
The dialogues within the present use medical terminology as effectively. On how he lastly acquired a hold of it, Ashwin provides, “Luckily I don’t have to use medical terminology too much since my role is the CEO of the hospital. I do use it sometimes of course and one just has to make sure it’s said in the correct way. I’m sure medical professionals will also be watching the show and one has to pass their approval as well.”
Ashwin has finished movies and TV each.