From his unforgettable debut in ‘Filmistaan’ to capturing the imagination of audiences as the beloved character JK Talpade in the widely acclaimed series ‘The Family Man’ and a plethora of other remarkable portrayals, Sharib Hashmi has firmly established himself as one of the most coveted actors in the industry.
Basking in the glory of his recent triumph, ‘Zara Hatke Zara Bachke,’ where he shares the screen with the actors Vicky Kaushal and the Sara Ali Khan, the versatile actor opens up about his initial reservations when offered the role of the security guard Daroga in the film.
In an interview, Sharib reveals the intriguing story behind his hesitation, stating, “When the opportunity to play Daroga first came knocking, I had my doubts. While reading the script, I found myself drawn to two other characters and expressed my desire to portray either of them to the makers. Unfortunately, the roles had already been assigned to other actors. Moreover, I hesitated to take on the role of a security guard, especially since his entry in the movie occurs post-interval. But as I went on to read the script, I discovered the depth of my character, his journey, and how he drives the narrative forward.”
Talking about his experience working on the film, Sharib shares, “All in all, it was an incredibly enjoyable ride. I am immensely grateful for the love and appreciation the audience has showered upon my character.”
With his remarkable performance, Sharib once again proves his ability to breathe life into diverse roles and captivate viewers with his nuanced acting chops.
As he sets his sights on the future, Sharib Hashmi’s professional journey continues to ascend. He will be next seen with the immensely talented Huma Qureshi in the upcoming movie ‘Tarla,’ as well as ’36 Days.’ With each new project, Sharib continues to redefine his craft.