Manish Paul is looking forward for
response to his debut film Mickey Virus teaming up with Elli Avram, directed by
The host-turned-actor had to go undergo rigorous
training for the role.
"Being a host for such a
long time, it took a lot of effort to cut myself out of that mould and think
like an actor. For instance, as a host, I am used to being loud. But, as an
actor, I had to say my dialogues subtly or sometimes, not even say anything but
just convey things through my eyes or facial expressions," he says, adding
to it he that he lost 14 kilos and even built a six- pack for his debut movie.
Paul comes in with the role of
Mickey, a hacker from Malviya Nagar, Delhi, who ends up getting trapped in a
When asked whose account he
would like to hack into in real life, he quickly replies, "Katrina Kaif! I
really like her and want to know everything about her. But, on a serious note,
I'd never want to hack into anybody's personal account."
Manish is currently enjoying
all the attention coming on the way. "Like any newcomer, I am nervous.
However, I am being showered with compliments, so that is nice. In fact,
recently at a promotional event, some girls literally tore my T-shirt wanting
to feel my six-pack!" he says.
Mickey Virus, produced DAR
Motion Pictures, Awesome Films Pvt Ltd and Trilogic Digital Media Ltd., and is
set to releases today.