One doesn’t need a particular height or body to be a villain in movies. He needs the brain and the look.
Filmmakers often tell me to watch the original version. I never do.
I have my own style and my own body language.
I am lucky I got roles where I worked for just seven days and made equal impact with the hero who worked for 70 days.
It’s always nice to be treated as a hero.
I’ve been donating all the money I earn from the TV shows to a charitable trust.
If a film works, you get more offers, appreciation and the latter is like oxygen. We survive on that.
It was director Krishna Reddy who introduced me as a hero. All my films with him have been very successful.
In real life, I am a very sensitive person as l lived alone in Chennai for 15 years without my family. I always remember that phase of my life.
A comedian’s career span is five or 10 years. I am lucky to have worked with so many distinguished actors and their grandsons.
Everybody, not just stars, should take up the responsibility of giving back to society. It doesn’t matter how much you give, but what really matters is if you are willing to give something.
I really don’t mind being a comedian because I get the chance to make people laugh and I think that’s truly a gift.
I played few hero roles in the initial days of my career, but audiences loved me for my comic timing and, therefore, I later turned comedian.
Only humility can take you places.