PeepingMoon Exclusive: 'It's heartbreaking,' quips Emraan Hashmi on completing 18 years in Bollywood


Emraan Hashmi is currently on cloud nine as his film Mumbai Saga with John Abraham has managed to bring back the audience to the theatres after a long COVID-19 shutdown. Also, the actor is celebrating the success of his music video titled Lut Gaye. Now, as the actor is on a signing spree, he will be completing 2 decades in Bollywood in 2023. 

Talking to PeepingMoon, Emraan about completing 18 years in Bollywood in 2021. Giving a rather quirky answer, the actor said, "It is quite unnerving to realise that you are growing old. I have fans coming to me saying that they have been watching my films since childhood. That's heartbreaking. It is because you don't realise how old you have become."

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Emraan further spoke about choosing his roles in films. He said, "I have no problem playing a strong character in a film or a central role. In Footpath, I was a supporting hero. In Murder, I played the villain. After a few successful films, I did The Dirty Picture which was also a character-driven film. It was also a kind of supporting role. If I like material, if I like the story, the character, I would do it. I believe it is never about the screen time, it is the impact you leave."

Watch the interview here:

(Transcribed by: Tanmayi Savadi)