He says he has played an average Indian guy so far. People can relate to his character onscreen because he has played exactly the guy watching him. He is Peerless, ferociously honest, and a real - life Sonu. Peerless, ferociously honest, and a real - life Sonu.
Hailing from Gwalior he was a movie buff since the beginning, He grew up watching Shah Rukh Khan. And Baazigar left a big impact on him. He was studying to be an engineer but then he realized he wanted to get into films. He started auditioning for films as soon as he hit Mumbai. He would travel from Belapur to Andheri almost every day (2. 5 hours one way), but only to get rejected in under a minute.
He was not given a chance many times and his hopes were crumbled with a fatal call rest of the times. Nevertheless he did not let his spirit deter and kept his head high thinking, ‘It is their loss’. And his belief in the law of attraction kept him going.
After a two and a half year struggle he grabbed the role in Pyar ka Punchnama and decided to give it his best shot. His five and a half page long monologue got him all the attention. But his career took a big turn towards success only after Sonu ke Titu ki Sweety. He has started valuing the smaller things in life and loves to spend more time with his family.
His personality has changed as well and he has groomed himself for the better overtime. The actor is currently working on a film with Saif Ali Khan’s daughter Sara Ali Khan.
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