No one is giving me work: Abhay Deol on his long absence from films

Abhay Deol who was last seen in ‘Nanu Ki Jaanu’ in 2018, will be finally seen after almost a year in Netflix’s ‘Chopstick’ with Mithila Palkar. The actor during an interview with Mid-Day opened up about the long breaks between his projects, he confessed he is not being offered work.

Abhay began his career with Imtiaz Ali’s Socha Na Tha in 2005 and last gave an amazing performance in Happy Bhag Jayegi (2016). To Mid-Day he said, “No one is giving me any work. The kind of content I want to be part of, is hardly made. At the same time, I have not closed myself to anything. As long as it excites me, I am game for it.”

“It is a choice I have made. The kind of stories I like often comes from debutant directors. So, to ensure that the film sees the light of day is a long process in itself,” Abhay added.

Abhay completed 14 years in the industry, when asked about the milestone celebrations, he said, “I haven’t bagged awards or made any landmark project, so there won’t be much to celebrate. If you go against the mainstream narrative, you do not get the [desired] visibility.”

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