Realised Value of Being Grounded: Priyanshu on Working With Chris

‘Extraction’ will be available for streaming on Netflix from 24 April. 

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Priyanshu Painyuli worked with Chris Hemsworth in <i>Extraction</i>

Actor Priyanshu Painyuli will be starring alongside Chris Hemsworth in the upcoming Netflix film Extraction. Earlier titled Dhaka, the film is a kidnap extraction drama and has Hemsworth play a mercenary, Rake, who is hired to rescue the son of a businessman. It also stars Golshifteh Farahani, David Harbor, Pankaj Tripathi and Randeep Hooda.

Marking his international debut with the film, Priyanshu has great things to say about working with a star like Chris.

“When you work with someone like him, you realise the value of being grounded.  He is warm and kind as a colleague. He had this incredible zest to learn more and do better and the fact that the team made me so comfortable that I wanted to give my best.”
Priyanshu Painyuli

Describing his role as an interesting one Priyanshu added, “It’s a very interesting story, I am playing a very special role, in a surprise package. I eagerly waiting to see myself, I haven't done anything like this before. I can't wait for people to watch this film. It's an experience I will always cherish.”

Adding that he learnt discipline and methodological approach on the sets of Extraction, he said, Everyone was so well-prepped and so thorough with their scenes. The research is so well-rounded that there's zero scope for errors when the actor is in front of the camera. Everything is already on the storyboard, discussed and vetted, before the scene. I have been able to inculcate a more methodical approach to work.”

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