Deepak Dobriyal wins Best Actor in a Comedy Role for his work in Good Luck Jerry, which also stars Janhvi Kapoor, Mita Vashisht, Neeraj Sood, and Sushant Singh
Last Updated: 05.28 AM, Sep 11, 2022
Deepak Dobriyal not only won our hearts with his portrayal in Good Luck Jerry, but he also bagged the OTTplay Awards 2022 for the Best Actor in a Comedy Role Film on Saturday evening. The actor looked dapper in grey while accepting his award.
On accepting the award, Deepak spoke in Hindi, "Thank you. Three to four years ago, I had turned down a number of comic roles because I had grown tired of them. I was about to undertake a serious role and was delving deep into it when the pandemic unexpectedly struck, sending everyone into a panic mode, including me. My wife and all the other women who were unable to go shopping or to the movies were in a panic mode and were managing their homes in a very responsible manner. So I gave up on the concept of playing a serious persona and instead thought, "Let's first laugh together, then let's make others laugh."
He added, "Eventually, Good Luck Jerry came to my kitty. I cheerfully accepted the project and abandoned my earlier decision to avoid comedy films. Humour is the only thing in the world that can fight panic, therefore I've attempted to do this and will continue to do so. Thank you, HT, thank you Disney + Hotstar, thank you Siddhant Sen for providing me such a fantastic part. In addition to congratulating the whole team, I'd want to dedicate this award to Janhvi Kapoor since, in all honesty, she is the reason why viewers watch the film. I've appeared in a few previous movies, but nobody watched them. Thanks to Janhvi's fan base, the movie was a success, and I was given this award so thank you Janhvi." Abhilash Thapliyal, Anup Soni, and Akanksha Singh presented the honour.
Good Luck Jerry, the dark crime comedy was directed by Siddharth Sen. The film was written by Pankaj Matta and produced by Subaskaran Allirajah, Aanand L Rai, and Mahaveer Jain. The film is an adaptation of Kolamaavu Kokila, a 2018 Tamil film, directed by Nelson Dilipkumar. Janhvi Kapoor, Mita Vashisht, Neeraj Sood, and Sushant Singh are part of the star cast. The film is available on Disney+ Hotstar and was a direct release on the OTT platform.
For those who are unfamiliar, the first-ever OTTplay Awards and Conclave 2022 is a prestigious event hosted by the Hindustan Times house with the goal of honouring the top actors, directors, and web series from a variety of OTT platforms and 10 different Indian languages that made their debuts on streaming services the previous year. On September 10, the OTTplay Awards and Conclave 2022 were held in Mumbai.