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We take electricity, water facilities for granted: Divyendu Sharma

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Divyendu Sharma, who will soon be seen in "Batti Gul Meter Chalu", says people living in urban areas take the facilities of water and for granted.

"Batti Gul Meter Chalu" tells the story of how people are suffering from corruption in the system.

"Most of the cities and small towns face power cut and issue daily and I was aware of the issues," Divyendu told IANS.

"Even a city like faces the same problem during the summer. Such things happen because common people take electricity and water facilities for granted in urban life and do not even think about conserving them," he added.

The continued: "If someone lives in Mumbai, I doubt if they face long hours power cut. Though these days, people talk a lot about power conservation, they hardly practice basic things like switching off lights and fans when leaving the room. Such abuse of electricity is creating dearth in power supply."

The believes "Batti Gul Meter Chalu" is relatable. Divyendu is working with again after "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha".

Talking about his rapport with the filmmaker, he said: "I came on board at the very last moment and did not even read the whole script to say 'yes' to the Before they started the shooting of the film, called me saying 'This is the story in one line and you have to trust me on this.' And I came on board."

What has he learnt from actors and

"Yes, how to stay disciplined and importance of hard work. It was fascinating to see how Akshay Sir after so many years of working in is so disciplined with his craft and is always on time.

"Shahid never takes his talent and opportunity for granted. There is no doubt about the fact that Shahid is an extremely talented actor, but with every choice, he is challenging himself."

"Batti Gul Meter Chalu" will be releasing on September 21.

--IANS

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First Published: Fri, September 14 2018. 18:30 IST
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