Releasing Dec 3, "Radio"
is Himesh's third acting venture where he has teamed up with Sonal
Sehgal and Shehnaz Treasurywala.
Throwing light on his role, the 36-year-old said: "My character
is that of Vivan Shah, a radio jockey who solves people's love
problems, but his own personal life has many problems.
"His wife leaves him because of compatibility issues. So
he has many complexes and is a confused man. In this film, relationships
and sensibilities of today have really been highlighted."
Himesh has become very careful about roles after "Karzzz",
a remake of Rishi Kapoor-starrer 1980 hit "Karz", failed
to set the cash registers ringing. He now tries to stick to believable
"With 'Karzzz' I learnt my lesson. I got to know what you
shouldn't do. I learnt that you shouldn't do roles done by an
actor like Rishi Kapoor. Also, working on a remake is not a great
"In the movies I'm doing now, I have believable and relatable
characters to play," said Himesh, who believes he will be
able to win his fans back with "Radio".
"I know I made a mistake, but I'm trying to improve at every
stage. I hope that people like the film because it's about a common
34-year-old man. It's a character you can identify with.
"Also I have sung in two different voices in the film. One
in a meduim octave and one in my trademark high-pitched voice.
I hope people like that too," said Himesh, who completes
his 500th song with the film's track "Man ka radio".
After "Radio", Himesh will be seen in "Kajra Re",
"Ishq Unplugged" and John Mathew Mathan's yet untitled