Actor Aditya Redij, who is seen as King Bamini in Porus (Sony TV), says that one of the perks of being a part of a huge television show like this is
to get an opportunity to become a certified scuba diver.
The show’s team had shot a portion in Thailand and that gave some of the actors a chance to train for underwater scenes.
“The team was in Thailand for a month. We had to go to Thailand a week before the entire crew and learnt scuba diving. I am now a certified open-water scuba diver and I can dive anywhere in the world now. So that’s like a perk of being part of such a big show,” Aditya told IANS, adding that he is waiting for the next opportunity to ‘find some clear water and dive’.
The actor, known for Na Aana Is Des Laado and Meri Awaaz Hi Pehchaan Hai is getting used to the elaborate costumes and accessories in Porus. Aditya ,mentioned that he was happy to take up the role of a king who is ‘righteous, dominant and assertive’.
When quizzed about if he is the same in real life too. He stated, “I am a quiet person in real life and not a man of many words. Even Bamini’s body language and expressions are like that, and that is how I’ve tried to keep it. My mother tells me that I have expressive eyes.”
Aditya believes that the show, even though set in an era gone by, has lessons to impart and that the youth will enjoy the scale Porus offers.
The show airs on Sony Entertainment Television.