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Doing 'Milan Talkies' would be a big step for me: Ali Fazal

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Tigmanshu Dhulia's "Talkies" has undergone several changes in casting the lead with being the latest to be in talks for the

There were reports that Dhulia had roped in the for the project, for which names of and Kapoor were doing the rounds.

Coming from the success of "Returns" and nominated "and Abdul", Ali says it would be great if he lands "Talkies".

"We are still in early stages. It's almost just talks now. I would be very happy if this works out and we go on floors, whenever we do. It's his dream project so I am sure you'll get the real scoop from him," Ali told

The added he would be thrilled to score the project.

"I am excited as any actor would be in today's day and age where cinema is changing. We need to do good films, good content because we are going global... I am just excited to be part of good projects. It will be a big step forward at home."

Ali's last release "Returns" was a hit and his first international with veteran actor bagged two nominations in Best Costume Design, and Best Make-up and Hairstyling categories at

For the 31-year-old actor, stakes are higher after every success.

"People start looking at your every move after a success. I'm very happy that after 'Returns', the steam for 'and Abdul' has again picked up because we are at ..

"If your does well, suddenly you're hot in the market. You do your next few films and then the next Friday comes - people watch if you pass or fail."

Ali said the motivation, irrespective of success or failure, is to always work with good production houses and an

"And sometimes there is a director, like Tigmanshu sir who is a phenomenal guy. I would never leave a chance to work with him," he added.

The actor recently walked the ramp for Marks & Spencer's Spring Summer 2018 Collection.

Ali said walking the runway is scary but an equally thrilling experience.

"Everybody is fashion conscious, you have to be. It speaks of who you are. It's not wearing the next thing in your cupboard, you wear an attitude. Style isn't something you wear everyday. It's in you, therefore it speaks through your clothes.

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First Published: Sun, February 11 2018. 15:30 IST