Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan has at all times been relatively candid about his experiences on movie units, and having labored with assorted collaborators, he has a lot of tales and anecdotes to share with the world.
In a 2001 interview with Man’s World India, Saif had spoken about how his lackadaisical angle in the direction of work had resulted in failures and fewer meaty roles. With his privileged upbringing and schooling, Saif Ali Khan on the time appeared like a spoilt brat to many, together with certainly one of his colleagues, Raveena Tandon. Raveena on the time had mentioned, “Saif was like this li’l British brat let loose among us poor Indians. He had this attitude and this really cool accent. When he would be on the sets, the unit was in a constant state of shock. A culture shock!”
This impact that he had on units was not misplaced on Saif, who responded, “Yeah, my idea was just to have a good time. I was not bothered about anything else. On the sets, I was this major brat. Not an offensive one, mind you. I do admit, I was a culture shock for people. Not just on the sets. I was like that from the time I first came down to India. Obviously, I wanted to have a blast. I mean at twenty you don’t want to be boring.”
Saif was contemporary off the success of Farhan Akhtar’s Dil Chahta Hai on the time, and had landed himself a task within the Hrithik Roshan-Esha Deol film Na Tum Jaano Na Hum. Saif had many complimentary issues to say about Hrithik. “Look, I have never experienced the kind of success Hrithik has. It’s not easy to be a big star. It’s a gift to be able to enthrall millions. I’m fully aware of the fact that much greater actors than me have sat in this make-up van. I have a long way to go. And I’m okay about that. I don’t have an ego issue about it. There’s no denying that Hrithik today is one of the best and I want to work with the best,” he mentioned.
Interestingly, the duo will collaborate as soon as once more on the Hindi remake of the Tamil thriller Vikram Vedha. Saif Ali Khan was final seen within the 2021 release Bunty Aur Babli 2. He additionally has Adipurush within the pipeline.