It doesn’t matter if your dad is Big B! According to Abishek Bachchan, a flop is enough for filmmakers to stop taking your calls!
Abishek had an interview with IANS where he revealed, “I’ve completed 16 years in the industry and it has been a mix of highs and lows. There has been tremendous learning and I’m still hungry to do a lot more. It’s been a great journey and it makes me happy and proud that I’m a part of this industry.”
But he adds that things haven’t always been hunky-dory. “The low phase that I went through, I think, was necessary. It teaches you a lot. I believe there is no success without failure. It keeps you grounded and makes you appreciate things.”
About flop films, in particular, he adds, “If we give a flop film, people stop taking our calls; then it does not matter whose kid you are. It’s true that a flop is the worst feeling in the world and destroys you as a human being.”
The 40 year old actor is not one to give up though. “If you want good things to happen in your life, you first have to believe good things are possible for yourself,” he says.
He chooses to remain positive for the future. “Every actor is very emotional and so am I. I feel it’s important to learn to see the brighter side of life, and possess a sense of humour for that. My sense of humour has saved me many times when I have felt low,” says Abhishek.
And what does he make of trolls on social media?
“If you are present on a social platform, you are available to everything on it and that’s fair. It’s all in jest and for fun. I just feel that once in a while, it’s nice to give back to them some of their own medicine. And it’s fun,” he said.
But he would never indulge the trolls if they go over the line. “The minute they stop being witty about it and start getting abusive, there’s no more fun and you stop. That’s it, but I enjoy it,” he added.