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Abhay Deol: I will not join politics but I will vote

Abhay Deol, who appeared in political movies like Shanghai and Chakravyuh, says he would never enter politics but would go out and vote.

“I would never enter politics but I will go out and vote. If there are people who want to get into the system and bring some change, they can go ahead and do it. There is nothing wrong with that. People from everywhere have to participate to clean the system from inside,” said Abhay.

“I am not a politician, nor an activist. But in my small way I try and bring change with the kind of films I do. I choose my films very carefully. I have done films which are sensitive, which deal with some issues and are a mirror of the society,” added the actor who played the role of a Naxalite in Chakravyuh.

When asked about the failure of his maiden productional venture One By Two, “Well that hurts anyway. Not just because it was my production. It is part of the experience, journey of a director, actor or producer. You are going to have hits and misses, you can’t always have a 100 per cent run. I believe in the saying, ‘It is not about the amount of times you fall, it is about the amount of times you get up’,” is the Dev D actor’s response.

Meanwhile, the maker of Abhay Deol’s Dev D, Anurag Kashyap is now raising funds for the award-winning documentary The World Before Her.

“I love this film and had heard about it a long time back. I want to make sure it gets to as wide an audience as possible. That is why I decided to get behind it. It is the first documentary I have launched and it feels like a narrative film,” said the acclaimed director, who supports offbeat projects.

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