Having established himself as an anti-hero by playing a diverse set of roles in TV productions like Mann Mayal and Mujhay Jeenay Doh, Gohar Rasheed is one of the more talented actors to have emerged in the new-age of cinema and TV. His upcoming role in Rangreza could be his finest. In the musical movie that is slated to release this December (21), he is essaying the role of Waseem, a dholak player whose intensity pierces through the screen. Reminding you that life is lived in shades of gray, the film’s trailer has earned Rasheed great reviews. Here the artist shares his views on the entertainment industry, film critics and his work.
Big Break: My debut film Seedlings aka Lamha
Crazy fact # 1: Hopeless romantic
Crazy fact # 2: Zero percent threshold for bullshit
What’s the meanest thing you’ve heard about yourself?
That I am cute
Thoughts on the entertainment industry
It’s going in the right direction
TV, Theatre or Films?
Something you feel strongly about
Releasing on the 21st of December
On film critics
Not everyone can be one
The most embarrassing thing in your closet
Nothing as such
Best co-star to work with
Most of them are great to work with. You should have asked me who’s the worst.