Your two favourite directors from Bollywood?
Two qualities of a good actor?
Empathy Being open to new ideas.
Two things that motivated you in difficult times?
Two things you want to say to upcoming actors?
That there is no substitute to hard work.
Perseverance is the key.
Two decisions of life you never regret?
Becoming an actor.
Two personalities who inspired you the most?
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.
Two best awards which you feel proud of?
Topping the 50 Asian Celebrities In The World list.
My first IIFA Award for the Best Villain in Dabangg.
Two things you like as a social worker?
Meeting and listening to stories and life experiences of so many people.
Exploring a new side to myself.
Two major responsibilities as humanitarian?
Helping the needy stand on their feet.
Being prepared to extend a helping hand anywhere at any time of the day.
Two major things you and your team have done during corona pandemic?
Helping several migrant workers stranded in Mumbai reach their homes safely.
Coming up with the Pravasi Rojgar app to provide employment opportunities to those who have lost their jobs.
Two lessons covid-19 has given to the world?
Not to take things for granted.
To be more compassionate and kind to others.
Your two inspirations for your healthcare initiative “ILAAZ India”?
My parents who have always taught me that with success and privilege comes responsibility.
The children of our country who deserve a heathy future since they are the torchbearers of the nation.
During Pandemic two new initiatives which you started?
I started with organising food drives for the under privileged.
I moved on to helping stranded migrant labourers go back to their families amidst the pandemic.
Two things that give you satisfaction for your social work?
The smile that I see on people’s faces when they meet their families and are on their way to fulfil their dreams.
The immense love and support that I have been receiving from all quarters.
Two blessings you received from people whom you helped in difficult times?
An elderly couple blessed me and called me their son after I assisted one of them in getting a critical medical surgery done.
A couple named their new born after me.
Two things you want to see in India for growth?
Greater access to quality education for children coming from different backgrounds.
A better quality of life for all frontline workers because they are the pillars of our nation.
Two books that inspire you?
My Experiment With Truth by Mahatma Gandhi.
Wings of Fire by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.
Two attraction of you city Mumbai?
Gateway of India.
Bandra-Worli Sea Link.
Two goals you want to achieve in your life?
To help as many people as I can.
To be the best father to my children.
Two things you want to say about your wife sonali?
She is one of the strongest and most inspiring women I know.
She’s also extremely kind and empathetic.
Two priorities of your cinema career?
Playing characters and choosing scripts that challenge the actor in me.
Surprising my audience with my choices.