Jimmy Sheirgill says he didn’t have ‘luxury’ to wait for lead roles: ‘Not that I have got anything on a platter’ | Bollywood

Actor Jimmy Sheirgill, who completes 25 years in Bollywood this yr, mentioned that he didn’t have the ‘luxurious’ to attend for ‘hero’ roles to return his method. He mentioned that he took up any ‘fascinating’ roles that got here his method, with out considering that he’ll solely play lead roles.

Jimmy Sheirgill made his performing debut with Maachis in 1996 however bought his breakthrough with Mohabbatein in 2000. He has performed supporting roles in lots of hits together with Munna Bhai MBBS, Hum Tum, Tanu Weds Manu and Particular 26.

In an interview with radio host Siddharth Kannan, on being requested how he managed to outlive within the movie business for two-and-a-half a long time, Jimmy mentioned that he ‘tried to adapt’ to every kind of conditions. He stood by the alternatives he made and mentioned that it was the ‘best choice’ for him at that time of time.

“Mera toh iss business mein koi nahi tha toh mujhe isi tareeke se apna profession dikha, ki kahin kuch fascinating mila woh kar liya, yeh nahi socha ki predominant sirf hero hello karunga aur uske baad phir do saal ghar pe baitha reh gaya. Woh sab luxurious mere paas nahi thi isliye mujhe woh saare roles select karne pade jo maine kiye lastly (I didn’t have a godfather on this business so I simply took up any fascinating roles that got here my method. I didn’t suppose that I’d solely play the hero after which sat at residence for 2 years ready. I didn’t have that luxurious, so I selected the roles I ended up doing),” he mentioned.

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“Kai baar log mereko poochte hai, ‘Aapko kya zaroorat thi? Aap achcha bhala hero ka position kar rahe the. Aapko yeh chhota position karne ki kya zaroorat thi? Usse aap typecast ho gaye, uss wajah se aapko aise roles milte hai’ (Folks usually ask me why I took up small roles after taking part in the lead position and inform me that I bought typecast in supporting roles). I flip round and say, ‘Boss, at that time of time, that was the best choice for me and I selected it and I went forward and did it. I’m proud and glad that I did that.’ That’s the way it has been, it’s not that I’ve bought something on a platter,” he added.

Jimmy was lately seen in Collar Bomb, alongside Asha Negi. The movie, which has him taking part in a police officer, bought a direct-to-digital launch on Disney+ Hotstar.

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