Actor Lokesh Batta, who takes on the role of a police officer for the first time in the Watcho Exclusives web series ‘Oh My Wife!’, recently shared insights into his decision to accept the role, his preparation process, and the positive feedback he has received.
In an interview, Lokesh Batta expressed his enthusiasm for the role, stating, “While the story was convincing enough, I have to admit, the character was written so well that I felt like it was made for me. Moreover, the way director Shaurya Singh presented it to me made me say yes instantly.”
Describing his character, Batta mentioned, “My character is someone courageous, strong, adaptable, and thinks critically. Most importantly, he is a very active listener, and it is a must for cops. All these traits drew me towards the character, and we shot everything at a fast pace, in merely one or two shots.”
When discussing the preparation for the role of a police officer, Lokesh Batta emphasized that it wasn’t very challenging due to the familiarity with cop portrayals in movies and real life. He said, “We’ve all seen cops in movies and real life, been around them, and interacted with them. So, there wasn’t much preparation needed for me. I picked up a lot of traits that a cop has and added my touch to bring the character to life. It was an interesting journey for me.”
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‘Oh My Wife!’, available on Watcho, has garnered praise for its compelling storyline, performances, and direction. Lokesh Batta expressed his gratitude for the positive reactions, stating, “I played a cop for the first time on screen, and it was truly a unique experience for me. The reaction of my friends and Instagram family has been very positive, and they’re quite liking my role. I’m overwhelmed with the reaction.”
The Watcho Exclusives series, directed by Shaurya Singh, features Mudasir Bhat, Lokesh Batta, Sneha Singh Sisodia, and Deepanshi N. Shakya in key roles. ‘Oh My Wife!’ unfolds a suspenseful thriller with a skilled forensic expert, navigating personal turmoil amid a high-profile murder case. The series keeps viewers engaged with a gripping narrative, raising questions about personal conflicts and professional challenges, and keeping audiences guessing until the very end.