"I would consider this as my first film because I am playing the lead in this film. I still cant believe I am part of 'Filmistaan'. In all my previous films, I was in the supporting role. So, this is like a huge break for me, he added."
Mumbai, June 2 - After featuring in supporting roles, actor Sharib Hashmi found his big ticket as a lead character in Filmistaan. He says he has now decided to stick to acting and wants to make it his bread and butter.

Sharib's height posed a problem for him.

I wanted to be an actor, but I couldn't be one because my height was just 5'4. I realized that even the supporting actors were taller than me. But, I was secretly nurturing the desire of becoming an actor, Sharib said here.

Now I want to stick to acting and I want to make acting my bread and butter, he added.

He was introduced to the world of cinema and glamour since his childhood.

My dad was a film journalist, so since childhood I was exposed to the glamour world. Film stars used to come to my house for interviews and I used to get inspired by all these things, he added.

Sharib was a writer before venturing into acting via supporting parts in films like Jab Tak Hai Jaan and Haal- E-Dil.

He considers Filmistaan as his debut film.

I would consider this as my first film because I am playing the lead in this film. I still cant believe I am part of 'Filmistaan'. In all my previous films, I was in the supporting role. So, this is like a huge break for me, he added.

Directed by Nitin Kakkar, Filmistaan has been widely acclaimed across film festivals. It is releasing June 6.


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