Actor Bobby Deol son of Legendary actor Darmendra and Brother of Sunny Deol when asked about his 25 years in Bollywood he says, “It’s been a learning experience. You learn the most from your downs, when you are down and out. Success doesn’t teach you much. If you learn this, you’ll always be back with a bang. That’s what I went through in my life — I went through a lull for three years, then came out of that. I decided I have to achieve things, and that the next 25 years are hopefully more exciting than the past 25.”
Being a part of the Bollywood family the actor says he have seen many changes in the film industry especially how the aura around a star had changed completely.
“With time, it has become so much faster, there’s so much competition, so much social media influence,” says the 51-year-old actor.
“The pace was slower. Stardom had a different flavour to it. In those days, if you got a glimpse of an actor, that was the most amazing moment of your day and life.
That was the excitement of being a star. Now, being a star is that you’ve to speak about yourself all the time, you have to make yourself be seen. The new generation has evolved. You have to move with the times,” Bobby deol expresses.
When he was asked about social media he said, “You’ve to stay connected with your fans, and the easiest way is through social media. It really helps to communicate.
My kids keep saying ‘Papa, post more pictures on social media’. It’s not that easy, I’, a little old-fashioned when it comes to this, I’m trying to do the best I can,”
Bobby deol made his debut with “Barsaat” with the co-actress Twinkle Khanna and was directed by Rajkumar Santoshi.
Bobby deol’s latest collection was class of ‘83 which was loved by number of audience. It was released on OTT platform( Netflix)