Look Back: When Imran Khan Revealed Why People Shouldn’t Join Bollywood, “Many Get Chewed Up And Spit Out”

Former Bollywood actor Imran Khan made everyone swoon over his charming looks back in 2010 when his career was on peak. But after working in films for around 8 years, he bid adieu to the industry. The reason was his back-to-back flops on the box office. As the actor turns 40, we bring you some of the most interesting truth bombs he revealed about the showbiz.

Imran advised not to join acting

Imran had once talked about why one should join Hindi film industry. He said that after spending several years in Bollywood, his advice to most people is “don’t”. The actor said that it’s tougher than one can possibly imagine and really heartbreaking profession. He has seen so many people get chewed up and spit out. The actor stated that he wouldn’t want any of his friends to face the disappointments that come with the territory.

Imran revealed Bollywood parties are all about drunken hook-ups

In 2014, Imran conducted a Q&A session on Reddit and grabbed headlines for his controversial comments B-town gatherings. When a netizen asked him what happens at celebrity parties, he came with a brutally honest reply and quoted, “Exactly the same thing that occurs at all parties- people drink, dance, stand in isolation, gossip about people they don’t like, there are drunken hookups and fights, and people keep going to the bathroom for no obvious reasons.”

Imran took a subtle dig at Karan Johar

Imran appeared on Koffee With Karan Season 3 along with Ranbir Kapoor. During the rapid fire round, Karan asked the Luck actor who would he give the book of ‘Film direction for dummies’. Imran insulted the host in a light way as he asked, “Can I give it to you?” While Karan was taken aback by Imran’s answer, Ranbir seemed to agree with Imran as he gave a high-five to him.

Imran’s acting career

Imran Khan became an overnight sensation with his Bollywood debut film Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na. He has featured in movies like I Hate Love Storys, Meri Brother Ki Dulhan, and Delhi Belly. Imran made his last screen appearance in 2015 in Nikhil Advani’s Katti Batti. 

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