Hostages actor Surya gave over 800 auditions & |  Photo Credit: Instagram
It was not straightforward for actor Surya Sharma to seek out his area within the leisure trade. It took him nearly seven years.
“Acting was not a decision I made all of a sudden. I was into acting since childhood. My first skit play was when I was in third standard. It was Children’s Day and I won the first prize. I felt something that day but I couldn’t express it as a kid,” he recalled, chatting with IANS.
Surya had a task among the many ensemble solid of the 2018 rom-com “Veere Di Wedding”, however it was his act because the villainous Rinku Singh on this 12 months’s suspense drama internet sequence Undekhi that acquired him observed. He is at the moment seen within the second season of Hostages.
It took loads of onerous work to succeed in this stage, although. “As my father says, ‘ghisoge nai toh chamkoge kaise (you will shine if you struggle)’. I keep that close to my heart and it keeps me going. I gave 800 to 900 auditions before I got my first work in a TV show. I got Rs 1,500 per day and I was the happiest guy ever then,” he recalled.
“It took seven years to reach here. (I went through) A lot of ups and down but it’s a part of the process. One should go through all this if they really love their work. ‘Satisfied’ is not the right word, though I know I’m happy with wherever I am right now. You need to work hard every day if you want to up your game,” he emphasised.
For Surya, the actor’s intuition has stayed on since these early days when he gained his first prize at school. “Whenever I am on stage, or in front of the camera, I feel extremely free. This attracted me and I decided to take this forward. My parents were extremely supportive.”
“When I came to Bombay seven years ago, there was a lot of competition. To prove yourself in such an industry and gain attraction was a strong journey and I respect that time of struggle,” he mentioned.
Surya has just a few tips about find out how to survive within the trade. “It is hard but it depends on your passion and honesty. To sustain is difficult, touching hearts is not easy. Everyone has a period of struggle and as a human being one learns from it. Every person has a struggle, some mentally and other in other ways. Mumbai is an expensive city and to sustain life here is not easy. I started with TV shows and I wanted to know all sorts of things related to acting. Cracking auditions is a task, and accepting rejections is also a task. One has to keep going,” he mentioned.