Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain actor Aasif Sheikh on doing David Dhawan movies: ‘Didn’t get the mileage and pictures as anticipated’

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Actor Aasif Sheikh has turn into a family title together with his function of Vibhuti Narayan Mishra in tv’s widespread sitcom Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai. He has additionally finished comedian roles in exhibits like Chidiya Ghar and Sure Boss. Although he’s now a preferred face among the many plenty together with his spot-on comedian timing, the actor as soon as “was all sweaty” whereas capturing his first scene with Rakesh Bedi for the 1999 comedy present Sure Boss.

In an earlier interview with The Instances of India, Sheikh narrated how he began doing comedy on tv after portraying some gray shades on the silver display screen. He shared, “I did a present referred to as Tanhaa. I had a light-hearted function there. Rajan Wagdhare was producing Sure Boss then and he was on the lookout for somebody with not a daily comedian face. He approached me and I advised him of by no means doing slapstick comedy earlier than.”

Kavita Kapoor, Aasif Sheikh and Rakesh Bedi in Sure Boss. (Categorical archive photograph)

Including how he couldn’t match as much as Rakesh Bedi’s vitality, Sheikh continued, “My first scene was with Rakesh Bedi, and I used to be all sweaty, and my BP dropped. I couldn’t match as much as the vitality. He took me apart and advised me to only enhance 1 per cent of what I’m doing. That’s how I began with comedy, and I used to be exploring my comedian aspect. Now I take pleasure in doing comedy. I by no means meant to do each day soaps on TV. For us, comedy exhibits are like dwell exhibits and there’s a lot to discover.”

Earlier than making an attempt comedy on TV, Sheikh did some comedian roles in David Dhawan’s movies comparable to Haseena Maan Jaayegi (1999), Kunwara (2000) and Jodi No 1 (2001). However he didn’t get the anticipated consideration from these movies. “I did a couple of comedian movies of David Dhawan, however I didn’t get the mileage and pictures as anticipated,” he mentioned.

The actor who began his appearing profession with the TV present Hum Log in 1984 additionally urged that the content material on TV must evolve because the viewers has grown smarter. “I really feel there’s a number of potential in TV if we faucet appropriately. Viewers has turn into sensible. They wish to see one thing else. However the identical saas-bahu sagas are nonetheless on. We should always attempt to give one thing new however we aren’t doing that. We’re caught with the idea of serving the identical issues which have labored to date,” the actor mentioned.

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