Actor Rajeev Khandelwal stepped into the adverse zone along with his position within the Shahid Kapoor-starrer Bloody Daddy earlier this yr and obtained rave critiques for his efficiency. Nonetheless, the actor, greatest remembered as Sujal Garewal in TV present, Kahiin To Hoga and Rajveer Singh Shekhawat in Left Proper Left, admits that it was a transfer which got here with its share of inhibitions, as his previous work continues to loom shadow on his current.
“The issue is I don’t understand how the picture obtained shaped. I’ve not performed a romantic character after my first present. However that picture is deeply ingrained of their hearts and minds. I’ve accomplished initiatives similar to Aamir (2008), Shaitaan (2011) and Desk No 21 (2013), however individuals refuse to consider that I’m not that romantic boy anymore,” he says.
That being mentioned, the 47-year-old is completely happy but confused that his first outing as a “adverse and sly antagonist” turned out to be “overwhelming and sudden”. He tells us, “I used to be truly sceptical about individuals accepting me in this sort of character as a result of I include just a little bit of bags and the impression that I’ve on individuals who have been following my work. I wasn’t actually certain if I’ll be convincing sufficient for them.”
The Jaipur-born actor, who enjoys a devoted fanbase since his small display screen days, is glad that audiences have favored him within the adverse territory. “However, on the similar time, they nonetheless have that picture of mine. I don’t know find out how to break that picture of mine of being this good and good boy. I don’t know find out how to shed that off. It doesn’t hamper my selections in any manner, however I’ve to place an additional effort to be convincing. Now, I’ve extra initiatives, which will probably be coming later this yr, which don’t go in totality with my so-called picture.”
As he continues to discover new avenues, Khandelwal is completely happy that he made a profession on his personal phrases. “It wasn’t simple as I was very apprehensive about my place. With every name of mine, I obtained a number of power to take additional steps,” he says, recalling that when he determined to give up his first present, he was suggested by many to not do it. “That was truly clouding my judgement. I used to be supplied extra money to not give up. However I adopted my intestine. After a few years, when it was not over for me, as predicted by many, I drew a number of power from my resolution. And that is still true until date of following my intestine intuition and maintaining insecurity away from me,” he wraps up.