Asur’s second season has become a resounding success, captivating audiences with its stellar cast including Arshad Warsi, Barun Sobti, Ridhi Dogra, and others. The web series, directed by Oni Sen, has received rave reviews from critics and fans alike. Set in the intriguing world of mythology and science, Asur 2 has garnered widespread acclaim for its unique storytelling.
In an in-depth conversation with director Oni Sen, he shared insights about Asur 2, the realm of mythology, and more. With the upcoming release of Om Raut’s film Adipurush generating significant attention and criticism, we asked Oni Sen for his thoughts and advice for filmmakers venturing into this domain.
Oni Sen humbly stated that he might not be the most qualified person to offer advice but emphasized the subjective nature of mythology. He explained, “My whole point is that if you’re working on anything related to Indian mythology, you need to be prepared because you’re actually dealing with a double-edged blade.” He acknowledged the diverse perspectives and interpretations people hold regarding mythology, making it a delicate matter to navigate.
He further added, “When you put it out in your own style, I believe you’re constantly walking on a little bit of shaky ground.” While acknowledging the potential to offend people’s sentiments, Oni Sen also highlighted the importance of being aware of cultural sensitivities and finding a balance between making statements and engaging, entertaining storytelling.
Regarding the ongoing discussions surrounding Adipurush, Oni Sen stated that he hadn’t seen the film yet, but emphasized the need to approach creative decisions with consciousness, especially in a diverse country like India.
In addition to discussing mythology, Oni Sen shared insights into working with actors like Arshad Warsi and Barun Sobti, and hinted at the possibility of Asur 3. Fans can look forward to the full interview where the talented director delves deeper into these topics and more.
Asur 2 has undoubtedly solidified its place as a fan-favorite series, blending mythology and suspense to create a captivating viewing experience. With the prospect of further seasons and the creative vision of director Oni Sen, audiences can anticipate more thrilling tales from the Asur universe.