Every film need not convey a message: Riteish Deshmukh

By HT

Although his first production venture, Marathi film Balak Palak, highlighted the importance of sex education among adolescents, actor-producer Riteish Deshmukh says it is not compulsory that all films should convey a message.

His banner Mumbai Film Company is now working on another Marathi film titled, Lai Bhaari - meaning mind-blowing - and Riteish will also act in it. Producing a Hindi remake of Balak Palak is also in his plans.

"Not necessarily every film needs to have a message. Some films have a message, but the story may be so boring that people don't follow the message," Riteish, son of late Union Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, said in a group interview.

"My aim as a producer is to make films that appeal to me. When I read them (scripts), they have