ApunKaChoice.com
site  movies  celebs  music  news  showtimes  user  
Hello, Stranger Login | Sign up
ApunKaChoice » Article » Why Irrfan Khan chose acting over cricket!
 

Why Irrfan Khan chose acting over cricket!

For Irrfan, it was all about becoming famous
By Indo-Asian News Service
Mon, Feb 04, 2013 10:01:49 GMT
 

Why Irrfan Khan chose acting over cricket! Irrfan Khan
The brilliant actor Irrfan Khan talks to IANS about his childhood and why he chose acting over cricket. Read on.

Irrfan Khan, known as one of the best performers in the country, says as a child his only motive was to become famous and change people's perception towards him.

"I just wanted to become somebody. I wanted to change the perception of people towards me. That was the basic reason," said the actor, a known name thanks to his work in Namesake, Paan Singh Tomar, and Maqbool, to name a few.

The 46-year-old, who was speaking at the launch of author Vikas Swarup's book "Accidental Apprentice", added: "Initially, I wanted to become famous - be it a player or whatever. But I didn't get any support from my family."

Irrfan states that the wide open field that acting is led him to pursue a career in Bollywood.

"When I was a kid, I used to think that there are 11 players (in cricket) so there is a limitation. Then I thought actors can be many, there is no limit and you have to work on yourself as there is nobody to choose you and your talent can become a weapon. So, that's how I chose acting," he said.

Irrfan will soon be seen in Tigmanshu Dhulia's Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns.
Sonakshi Sinha and brother Luv Sinha to share screen
 
Pics - A slimmer Aishwarya Rai sizzles on stage, dances to ‘Kajra Re’
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
Movie Review: 'Qissa' is a gripping drama with superb performances
Movie Review: 'Qissa' is a gripping drama with superb performances
Irrfan Khan lands role in Tom Hanks-starrer 'Inferno'
Irrfan Khan lands role in Tom Hanks-starrer 'Inferno'
BAFTA: ‘The Lunchbox’ loses to Polish film
BAFTA: ‘The Lunchbox’ loses to Polish film
Must Watch: Irrfan Khan in latest ‘Jurassic World’ video
Must Watch: Irrfan Khan in latest ‘Jurassic World’ video
Tags :
,
comments powered by Disqus


 
Now Trending : Salman Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Ranbir Kapoor | Aishwarya Rai | Katrina Kaif | Kareena Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra | Poonam Pandey | Sherlyn Chopra | Alia Bhatt | New Hindi Movies

Photo Galleries 

Can’t refuse anything Kiran says: Aamir Khan

Arjun Kapoor in Farah Khan’s kitchen

Trailer & Stills: Emraan Hashmi is invisible man on a mission in 'Mr X'

Anushka Sharma launches Charles and Keith NH10 collection

Aamir Khan launches Kalki Koechlin’s ‘Margarita, with a Straw’ trailer

Pix: Rani Mukerji wows in a sari

Aishwarya Rai, Priyanka Chopra, Alia Bhatt among hottest cover girls of March

Style Check: Jacqueline Fernandez, Sonakshi Sinha among best dressed at Tulsi Kumar wedding
Wallpapers 

Nh10 Wallpapers

Ek Paheli Leela Wallpapers

Shamitabh Wallpapers

Bombay Velvet Wallpapers

Khamoshiyan Wallpapers

Priyanka Chopra Wallpapers
Hot Celebrities 

Shruti Haasan

Kangna Ranaut

Nargis Fakhri
New Movies 

Dum Laga Ke Haisha

Ab Tak Chhappan 2

Kingsman: The Secret Service
Videos 

Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif sizzle together in song 'Meherbaan'

'Finding Fanny' song 'Shake Your Bootiya'

Sonam Kapoor grooving to the party anthem ‘Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai’

Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif wow in ‘Bang Bang’ song video 'Tu Meri'

Shahid Kapoor in the 'Haider' song ‘Bismil’

‘Raja Natwarlal’ song ‘Namak Paare’ featuring Emraan Hashmi, Humaima Malick


Copyright © ApunKaChoice.com
ApunKaChoice.com : Latest Bollywood News, Bollywood Movies Reviews, Bollywood Wallpapers
privacy policy
Partner Sites : Sports - CricketZone - IndiaExpress.com [ Mobiles Festivals Bikes Cars ] - CardWeaver

photo gallery - new movies - celebs - wallpapers - the celeb A-Z - News & Gossip - Music - Video - Hot Topics
Anushka Sharma - Katrina Kaif - Kareena Kapoor - Priyanka Chopra - Deepika Padukone - Sonakshi Sinha - Aishwarya Rai - Poonam Pandey - Sherlyn Chopra
Salman Khan ( Bigg Boss 6 ) - Shahrukh Khan - Shahid Kapoor - Hrithik Roshan - Aamir Khan - Ranbir Kapoor