Chandan Roy Sanyal Opens Up On Insider-Outsider Debate
Chandan Roy Sanyal Shed Lights On Insider-Outsider Debate

The insider-outsider debate keeps finding momentum in mainstream time and again. The most recent actor to talk about the same is Chandan Roy Sanyal. But the actor feels that the debate does not exist at all. He also expressed that he has not lost on any roles because he was an outsider. Below is all you need to know what the actor exactly has to say about the same. Read on!


Chandan was last seen in Bobby Deol led Ashram where his work was appreciated by the audience. The actor who made his debut with Rang De Basanti, has done films like Kaminey, D-Day and Prague. Sanyal feels that no insider would have done roles that he did.


Talking to ETimes, Chandan Roy Sanyal said, “I don’t think I have lost out on roles or films because I am an outsider, especially because someone like me is not considered for such roles. No insider would have played the roles that I did. Having said that, I feel there is no insider-outsider as such. Everybody is looking for their next job here. Even if you are the biggest superstar, you had two bad films and no one wants to invest money in you.”

Chandan Roy Sanyal added, “I feel I am in a much safer space. I am not a very expensive actor. No millions are riding on me. I am at ease as compared to someone who has millions invested in them and then they have to deliver millions back to them. I am acting without any pressure. I am not a brand or a commodity where I have to keep running my logo and my brand to sustain. For me, acting is a holiday and I want to keep it that way.”

The actor in the chat further opened up on working in Kaminey and how he got the part after an audition. Chandan Roy Sanyal said, “‘Kaminey’ was a full-fledged role, a serious character. It made difference to the story. Vishal Bhardwaj had just made ‘Omkara’ which I loved and Shahid Kapoor was and even is a huge star. It was a big-budget film. I made many friends on the sets. I am in touch with most of them even now. Vishal sir and his wife Rekha Bhardwaj are like family to me. I still speak to them quite regularly.”

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