Arbaaz Khan reveals why he chose to start career as villain in debut film ‘Daraar’
Arbaaz Khan, who can currently be seen in the web series Tanaav, made his acting debut in the film “Daraar,” also playing a villain.
You might be surprised to learn that Salman Khan, the brother of Salman Khan, one of India’s biggest movie stars, is the son of legendary screenwriter Salim Khan of Salim-Javed.
Well, Arbaaz admitted that there weren’t many doors opening for him, so he wanted to get started in the entertainment industry as soon as possible.
Actor told news agency IANS: “Very few roles were available, and even fewer directors were sought after by actors at the time. Honestly, all I wanted to do was get to work.”
The host of Bollywood Bubble’s long-form interview show, “The Invincibles with Arbaaz Khan,” continued: “At the end of the day, I too had responsibilities, my father had such a terrific body of work, my brother (Salman Khan) was already a big star by then.”
Further, he said “For this reason, making the initial commitment was crucial. Getting your big break in the entertainment industry is something you look forward to at age 21 or 22, but if you’re in your mid-20s and still unemployed, you’ll feel the pressure to get to work, make money, and produce results. Thus, I enjoyed the film and did not mind that my character was portrayed negatively.”
“So, I won an award for my first film, and it was more of a business call than anything else. Yes, I was forever labelled a certain type of actor because of that movie, but it also kept the bills paid. Working hard is the only thing that matters, right? Furthermore, I made adjustments to that picture over time “that’s what he came to the conclusion of, finally.