HUMAN NATURE: ZAYED
Zayed Khan talks about the debate around favouritism in Bollywood and his imminent television debut
Actor Zayed Khan, who was in Delhi to attend his friend designer Manav Gangwani’s fashion show, shared his thoughts on the on-going nepotism debate in Bollywood, and also spoke about his television debut.
About nepotism in Bollywood, the 37-year-old actor said, “Isn’t everybody nepotistic? Hasn’t everybody coming up [in this industry] used their influence to help their loved ones or keep their loved ones in a better position? It is merely human nature. Let’s not blow things out of proportion. We’re a free enterprise. It’s survival of the fittest. Nepotism is a new word that has fascinated everybody. Buckle up, dust yourself off, and move forward,” he says.
Zayed is soon going to make his TV debut. Speaking about his apprehension on doing television, he said, “I see television as a lot of hard work. Why are we looking down on television when it is the highest penetrating medium? For me, my fans and their support means a lot and I believe that they will like me on TV. I want to be honest in my job. And I am comfortable [with] any medium if the work is good; it can even be digital tomorrow.”