Not The Nine-To-Five Kind Of Guy
Man's World|January 2022
Amol Parashar, best known as Tripling's Chitvan, added unconventional roles to his credit to break free from the character that defined him, and the audience is loving all of it. But it took a lot of courage, convincing, and quitting a 9-5 job to pursue his dreams
Ananya Swaroop

An engineer by profession but an actor by heart, Amol Parashar decided to pack his bags almost a decade ago for the city of dreams. While many only aspire to quit their 9-5 'stable' jobs and take the risk to pursue their passion, Parashar found the fortitude to give his dreams a shot. Did he succeed in making a name while doing what he loves? The answer would be an obvious yes. The actor has, since 2009, been a part of films like Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year, Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare, and the recently released Sardar Udham, and managed to make the audience take notice of him in projects that were star-studded already.

It is a no-brainer that when it comes to an II Tian quitting a secure job to get into a profession as fickle as acting, the society has a lot to say. The actor was also pestered with a lot of questions about his future, but his parents' support helped him sail through. My parents, despite being worried and scared about my decision, never tried to force me to change my mind. I didn't promise them (or myself) any material success, I just told them that it was a rational decision, and I will do what is best for myself and everyone around me. I am glad they are not as anxious about me as they were before (maybe a little anxious because Indian parents after all), the Delhi boy says.

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