India, June 26 -- F

ailure is not easy to cope with, especially if it is your debut film. Actor Varun Mitra went through a similar phase when his commercial Bollywood debut Jalebi (2018) did not do well in the theatres. But the actor is not letting it hold him back.

"I read the script and was so impressed by the story. So, I really don't know what went wrong... I think the trailer was not able to put across that the film did not have a happy ending and dealt with a different subject. Also, when Jalebi released, there were a bunch of other releases. And the audience preferred going for films with familiar faces over newer ones. I was disheartened by the response and completely switched off for two weeks," says the actor.

However, when the...