Randeep Hooda reveals reason behind his ‘slow’ progress in Bollywood
Randeep, who started out with films like D, and Monsoon Wedding, is in a good space recently having delivered critically acclaimed films like Highway, Rang Rasiya as well as the commercial successes like Kick.entertainment Updated: Apr 16, 2016 19:59 IST
Actor Randeep Hooda says that being straightforward was the reason for his “slow” progress in the industry. In an interview for the film Laal Rang, Randeep said: “I am a ‘muhfat (outspoken)’ and that is the reason I have a slow progress in the industry. I try to be diplomatic but you can get the boy out of Haryana but not the Haryana out of the boy. People don’t understand my humor and misunderstand me. Sooner or later people know I mean no harm and am a good man.”
About his success in the industry despite being “an outsider”, he said: “Actors from small time can deal with failure but they don’t know how to deal with success. In success, how to fake humbleness and fake respect, the industry kids know it very well. But I can’t do such things. I achieved success on my own and that has brought about a different confidence.”
Watch: Randeep Hooda in the trailer of Laal Rang
Randeep, who started out with films like D, and Monsoon Wedding, is in a good space recently having delivered critically acclaimed films like Highway, Rang Rasiya as well as the commercial successes like Kick. He is also a part of some big projects like Sarbjit and even Salman Khan’s Sultan.
He will next be seen as a ‘blood mafia’ from Haryana in the upcoming relationship drama Laal Rang. Directed by Syed Ahman Afzal, the film also stars Akshay Oberoi and Pia Bajpai in prominent roles and is slated to release on April 22.
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First Published: Apr 16, 2016 17:21 IST