Actress Aahana Kumra of Lipstick Under My Burkha fame considers Naseeruddin Shah to be her mentor and says the veteran actor has a huge role to play in her career.

Aahana, who started her journey as a theatre student under the guidance of Naseeruddin, is currently working with him in a play titled The Father.

Talking about the bonding she shares with him, Aahana said in a statement: “Naseeruddin sir has a huge role to play in my career. He is that mentor whom I go to whenever I am in doubt.”

“I had shared screen space with him in my first indie film (The Blueberry Hunt), but I would love to share space with him again. He is a phenomenal actor with so much of zeal towards cinema that every time when I am around him I have so much to learn. Sharing big screen space with Naseer sir again will be like a dream come true.”