My grandfather was wary of me being a part of the industry for various reasons, ranging from the fact that we didn't know anybody; it was an unconventional career choice, and because he felt that I needed somebody to guide me.
I just wanted to be an actor. I was hoping for opportunities to unveil, and I wanted to make the most of whatever came my way.
I do not see myself doing daily TV soaps!
Our grandparents' generation prefers to watch film on TV rather than going to the theatre because of the simple reason that they are really old. Watching a film for, say, two hours at a stretch is difficult for them.
Even when I got ₹500 a month as pocket money, I would never spend all of it. It's the same now. I am just conscious of the fact that I wasn't born with a silver spoon.
Marathi is my mother tongue; there's a certain comfort level speaking in it.