The 12 months was 1990 and the blockbuster was Aashiqui and lead actor Rahul Roy turned a family title. But he didn’t recreate that very same magic after that one movie, which in the end led him to take a hiatus from Bollywood. Now, he has opened up about his choice to take a break from showbiz.
“The people who were coming to me with roles at that time were morons, because of the way they wanted to do everything. They were like ‘If you don’t do it, we will go to someone else’,” confesses Roy, who was within the information final 12 months after he suffered a mind stroke whereas he was capturing for an online present in Kargil.
He continues, “And there was a phase in my career where I was doing anything and everything. Soon, I realised that it is better to let go of the work, and let them (makers) work jiske saath unko karna hai. I will do what I want to do (not with any pressure), and I told them to move on. Also, I didn’t want to just take a project, and then later on crib about it yeh hona tha but woh hogaya”.
After the preliminary success, Roy was seen in Junoon (1992), Dilwale Kabhi Na Hare (1992) and Gumrah (1993). He additionally received the primary season of actuality present, Bigg Boss, in 2007.
Looking again at his profession, the 53-year-old shares, “I won’t say that I was random in the way that I did my work. But I feel that there are some projects which I shouldn’t have done”.
“I didn’t want to do all the work, but it also left behind some lessons,” provides the actor, who moved to Australia together with his now estranged spouse, Rajlaxmi Khanvilkar, throughout his sabbatical within the early 2000s.
It was solely in 2005 when he began to reappear by means of particular appearances. “Every aspect of my journey has been good. I never had to beg for work in front of anyone, and that remains true even today”.
At the second, Roy is staying in Mumbai together with his daughter, sister and brother-in-law. And he credit them for placing him again on the street to wholesome life after his mind stroke.
“When I got the stroke, I didn’t know what was happening to me. It was my sister who looked after me, and now I am much better. Agar woh nahi hote toh shayad mein bachta nahi. I still need two more months to speak properly, and only then I will resume work,” shares the actor.
This time, he has determined to place his well being first, over work. “I don’t want to be in a race or any rush. Ab mere hisab se kaam hona chiayeh, since I am a brain stroke patient. And this is what I have been telling to people who are approaching me. It is difficult to make them understand, but it is okay. People can’t just expect me to bounce back, so I will do work only at my own pace,” he asserts.
In the top, he guarantees to comeback on display, solely on his personal circumstances. “Life has got a new meaning. Aur bhi bahut cheezein karni hai mujhe,” concludes Roy, who can also be planning to put in writing a guide on his life.