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Actor’s greatest strength is empathy: Sunny Hinduja

In an exclusive conversation, Hinduja shared about his journey and experience in the industry and also opened up on the future of OTT. 

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Sandeep Bhaiya aka Sunny Hinduja is celebrating his 32nd birthday today. The actor has been in the industry for the past 15 years and has acted in series like Aspirants (2021) and The Family Man-2. 

Sunny Hinduja’s career took a 360-degree turn after he starred in the web show Aspirants. Offers have started pouring in, and he is currently prepping for his next film Shehzaada.

In an exclusive conversation, Hinduja shared about his journey and experience in the industry and also opened up on the future of OTT.

Excerpts: 

1. Tell us about your acting career. How you started and what inspired you?

Ans:  I got inspired by Govinda. Shola Aur Shabnam was the film that I loved the most. I also wanted to be the one after seeing this film. Also studying was my primary motive because this was supposed to be my lifeline.

2. Which is your favorite character till now you have played? 

Ans: I have loved all the characters that I have played but I think Sandeep bhaiya character is dear to me.

3. What do you enjoy most about acting?

Ans: I think that my favorite part about acting for me is the preparation. The journey before reaching that stage is very amazing and adventurous. It is the most special time for me because during this period I get the time to explore the character and get to understand it. And in this process, I grow and learn many things and get to know about myself. So, I think it is a very spiritual process for me. I get to know about my knowledge and also gain extra knowledge.

4. Being an actor according to you what is the future of the OTT platform?

Ans: I think the future of the OTT platform is very bright because there are a lot of things to explore. Also, there is less pressure compared to box office films. Here you can go in deep choose the work which you want to do without thinking about anything. Here an actor gets a chance to work with so many actors and directors, they get a chance to explore various angles even too.

5. What are your greatest strengths in the acting field? 

Ans: I think not only for me but also for other actors the greatest strength is empathy because it is the biggest work to put ourselves in someone else shoes. and feel what they are going through then this is the biggest power of an actor.

6. What are your upcoming projects? 

Ans: ‘Shehzaada’, a Dharma banner film, a Netflix show, and my first YRF show, are some of the upcoming projects which are on my card.