Why Ajay Devgn stays off TV

  • Dibyojyoti Baksi, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
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  • Updated: Aug 03, 2014 14:53 IST
  • Amitabh Bachchan shoots for the climax in Yudh


  • Amitabh Bachchan, Yudh

    Amitabh Bachchan makes his fiction debut on the small screen with Anurag Kashyap's Yudh.

  • Amitabh Bachchan, Yudh

    Amitabh Bachchan strikes an interesting pose in a still from Yudh.

  • Amitabh Bachchan, Yudh

    Amitabh Bachchan on the sets of Yudh.

  • Amitabh Bachchan

    Amitabh Bachchan in action on the sets of Yudh.

Be it Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan or Anil Kapoor, the big stars have all been seen on the small screen and have earned big money in the process.

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Ajay Devgn is among the few who has shied away so far. But, the actor acknowledges the wide reach of the medium and is open to taking up interesting assignments.

Ajay admits that none of the concepts that he has been approached with so far have been exciting or convincing enough. "If something inspiring or extraordinary comes to me, I would do it. Whatever I’ve heard so far has been mediocre, and I don’t want to do anything that’s not satisfying," he says.

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With some actors venturing into TV production as well, we prod Ajay on whether he would consider it. He says, "For TV production, you need a different kind of experience. We might do it sometime, but today, we aren’t prepared."


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