4Omi Vaidya: 3 Idiots
Who can forget the iconic character of Chatur Ramalingam, better known as ‘Silencer’ from one of the biggest blockbusters of Indian Cinema, ‘3 Idiots’ (2010)? Newcomer Omi Vaidya plays the character with incomparable excellence. In the film he is a Ugandan-born Tamilian, who is the opposite of Rancho, Farhan and Raju. His character feels totally handicapped when it comes to speaking Hindi. So, when the need arises in speaking Hindi, he mugs up sentences and blurts them out whenever and wherever needed.
Have you ever thought of how the actor would have prepared for his role? The role might seem simple on screen, but we are sure that a lot of preparation must have gone through to perfect it. But there is one thing that belies the statement. But what? Actually, Omi was not faking his now world popular Hindi accent in the movie at all. Don’t trust us? Well, if you have an iota of doubt, then go to YouTube and key in ‘Omi Vaidya audition for ‘3 Idiots’. In the audition tape, you can clearly see that the talented actor was all natural. He was not copying or faking anything. He was all real.