After working as a child artiste in films like
and others, Aftab Shivdasani made his debut as an adult with Ram Gopal Varma’s
Mast. In a career spanning more than two decades, the actor went on to work in films like
Awara Pagal Deewana,
Darna Mana Hai,
However, the actor has been quite choosy about his work as compared to some of his contemporaries. In a recent tete-a-tete with a leading daily, Aftab opened up on doing limited work in the Hindi film industry.
actor revealed that he was offered a lot of stuff in the recent past, however those projects didn’t interest him. Aftab said that he has always focused on doing quality stuff and doesn’t believe in picking up whatever comes his way. He further stressed that he would never compromise on quality and chase quantity.
ETimes quoted Aftab as saying, “I was offered stuff in the recent past, but whatever came my way, didn’t interest me. I have always looked at doing quality stuff. I have stood by keeping the standards high. I don’t believe in running after anything and picking up whatever comes my way. I always wanted to do stuff that would creatively satisfy me or maintain a certain benchmark of work I have done in the past. I would never compromise on quality and chase quantity.”
Speaking about Bollywood movies, Aftab was last seen in Ashwini Chaudhary’s 2019 crime thriller
Setters. He made his digital debut last year with Zee5 thriller web series
When it comes to his personal life, the actor is in a happy space. He and his wife Nin Dusanjh welcomed their first child, a baby girl last year in London. Since then, the actor has been spending quality time with his family in the UK and only comes to Mumbai for his professional commitments.
Story first published: Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 12:24 [IST]