Actor Saif Ali Khan began off his profession hoping to turn into a celebrity. After virtually 30 years within the business, the actor’s aspirations and profession trajectory has drastically modified, all because of his unconventional selections. While others Khans in Bollywood keep on with the trail laid out for typical ‘heroes’ within the business, Saif is all set to play Ravan in Prabhas-starrer Adipurush — maybe the most important antagonist in literature.
Today, he believes that not being as huge a star as Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan or Aamir Khan labored in his favour. “I have to say these guys – Shah Rukh, Salman and Aamir – were kind of born somehow to be actors. I think it must have been a childhood ambition. Certainly, I know it was for two of them. I don’t know if it was Salman’s ambition anyway but he was certainly built for it and made for the kind of success he saw. I joined movies at a time where you got to aim to either be a superstar or not bother. And there’s a point there. It wasn’t really about nuance, different kinds of characters… all that has happened now,” he advised Film Companion.
He additionally spoke about how not like SRK, Salman and Aamir, he wanted somebody to finish him as an actor, and that was Akshay Kumar. “If I was cute and fun in a lot of movies and I did a lot of work with Akshay Kumar, who perhaps lacked at that point, cute and fun, so we made a kind of super-person and found our way in the industry. I completed him and he completed me. I think that’s why we are so fond of each other till today. We realise we owe each other that, in a sense,” he mentioned, including, “Usually, a solo successful superstar like these guys (Shah Rukh, Salman, Aamir) don’t need someone to complete them.”
He later spoke about how at a degree he knew that “things are not really working out” and that’s when he selected to reinvent and have enjoyable “rather than chasing money and stardom by doing Love Aaj Kal 2 or whatever.”
On an ending observe, he shared his pleasure of enjoying Raavan in Om Raut’s Adipurush, which marks the actor and the director’s second collaboration after Tanhaji. Saif tagged the function of Raavan as ‘the biggest villain in the Indian mythology.’ He additionally referred to him as Satan and described how his persona is loads about vainness.
Adipurush additionally stars Prabhas as Lord Ram.