"So this aspect of his helps us while working with him. He knows the problems of acting, and he comes up with suggestions which are doable. He gives his actors a lot of space and lets them improvise.
"Sometimes, he gives a piece of paper with freshly written dialogues. So as an actor, you can't be prepared beforehand. This is a challenge and at the same time, it gives your performance freshness and spontaneity," he added.
Getting into a "collaborative work where your opinions are also accepted with respect, makes him or her feel empowered".
Working on the film was like a working holiday for Rajesh.
"We shot mostly in Bareilly and Varanasi, so it was an outdoor shoot where the entire unit united. It felt like we were having a working holiday. I really enjoyed scenes with (actor) Vineet Kumar Singh who plays my son. The father-son scenes are funny yet convey a lot about realities of human nature," he said.
He thinks "Mukkabaaz" is a true Anurag Kashyap film.
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