It’s amazing to be compared to Fawad Khan: Ishwak Singh

Sakal Times
Monday, 30 July 2018

Ishwak says, “It’s a wonderful thing to be compared to him (Fawad Khan). As a kid, too, people around me would say, ‘Oh, you look like this actor, that actor’ or ‘this tennis player’. People have been amazing and generous in compliments, and it’s even more amazing when I am compared at this level.”

For those who have seen Anubhav Sinha’s Tum Bin 2 or Hansal Mehta’s Aligarh, would remember Ishwak Singh, who is often mistaken for Pakistani actor, Fawad Khan. Ishwak, who was appreciated for delivering a standout performance as Nirmal in Veere Di Wedding, often faces identity crisis wherever he travels, with people referring him to Fawad.

Ishwak says, “It’s a wonderful thing to be compared to him (Fawad Khan). As a kid, too, people around me would say, ‘Oh, you look like this actor, that actor’ or ‘this tennis player’. People have been amazing and generous in compliments, and it’s even more amazing when I am compared at this level.”

Be it cinema or theatre, acting is acting. “I enjoy every kind of role, be it small or big. I was there for a bit role in Imtiaz Ali’s Tamasha (2015). My approach for any role is  same, I just immerse myself in it,” he adds. Ishwak, who has also  made his presence felt in several South films, including six times national award-winning director TV Chandran’s Mohavalayam.

 

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