Successful TV actor Mosharraf Karim can't take a breather until he finishes shooting for the Eid plays that he has on hand. In a recent conversation with The Daily Star, the celebrated actor talked about Eid shopping, his many assignments and more. Excerpts:
How many plays have you done this Eid?
Mosharraf Karim: I've appeared in several TV plays this time. The most remarkable are “Sushil”, “Tini Ekjon Creative Lok”, “Sikandar Box Ekhon Rangamati”, “Shikha Safar” and “Ghushkhor”.
Tell us about your character in “Sushil”...
Mosharraf Karim: I play the role of a scholar. He is very talented and doesn't hesitate to show off his talent. The work is slightly off track and I'm really happy with the role.
You've been acting in the popular “Sikandar Box” series for the last few years during Eid. How has it been for you?
Mosharraf Karim: The “Sikandar Box” series is very popular and we continue with it. This time it is titled “Sikandar Box Ekhon Rangamati”. As Sikandar Box is a nice person, everyone likes the character. An increasing number of people watch it every Eid.
Tell us about your Eid shopping?
Mosharraf Karim: It's already done. My wife Jui shops for the family as I'm busy with shooting.
How do you spend the Eid day?
Mosharraf Karim: After returning from Eidgah, I take a long nap. The following day, I go off to hang out with friends. Usually, I stay at home on the day.
Your favourite Eid food…
Mosharraf Karim: The sweet dish Molida which is a traditional delicacy in Barisal, my village home.
What is usually the first thing on your mind on Eid day?
Mosharraf Karim: The golden days of my childhood and my father. I remember how excited we were about the salami we got from our elders. Now, I have to give it to youngsters. My wife does this on my behalf as I am shy to give it to them.
Where did you spend your childhood?
Mosharraf Karim: Dhaka and Barisal. Though I stayed in Barisal for only five years, it feels like much, much longer.