Mumbai: Actor Aparshakti Khurana is preparing for the romantic drama "Helmet", his first solo release as a Bollywood hero alongside Pranutal Bahl. He was also recently seen in the short film "Nawab", a relationship drama. The actor says that in private life he is driven by relationships. He adds that he always gives priority to his loved ones over his career and therefore doesn't make him a "less ambitious" person.
"I have a feeling that the situation will worsen in the future, considering that we are obsessed with our careers. We rarely meet with our real friends. Nowadays, when someone has relationships over work life, people tend to Describing them as less ambitious and they people who live a life that is only about their careers is wrong in my philosophy: I am someone who is very much driven by my family members and childhood friends and I will never be so obsessed with mine I don't know, but that makes me happy, "Aparshakti told IANS.
"Nawab" was released on Wednesday on the Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films YouTube channel and is about a young couple in a marriage that is cracked due to their high ambition. The film also shows Maria Goretti, Geetika Vidya and Seema Pawha and is directed by Mansi Jain.
The Chandigarh-born and raised actor made his Bollywood debut with a leading role in Aamir Khan's 2016 blockbuster "Dangal". Since then, he has created a niche as a credible actor with brilliant comic timing in films like "Badrinath Ki Dulhania", "Stree", "Luka Chuppi", "Jabariya Jodi", "Pati, Patni Aur Woh", to name just a few call.
Aparshakti talked about the possibilities in the film industry and carving his own space and said: "I think I'm happy to be part of some interesting stories. Even if these parts were small, they were different from each other. So I could be versatile prove. "