Shah Rukh Khan has been an idol for Munjya actor Abhay Verma; latter says he aspires to be like Jawan star

Abhay Verma recently shared the screen with Sharvari Wagh, Mona Singh and Sathyaraj in Aditya Sarpotdar's Munjya. The young actor was also part of The Family Man and Little Things.

Updated on Jun 20, 2024  |  10:21 AM IST |  73.3K
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Pic courtesy: Abhay Verma on Instagram, Pinkvilla

Director Aditya Sarpotdar recently brought together actors Sharvari Wagh and Abhay Verma to feature in a horror-comedy film titled Munjya. Inspired by Indian folklore and mythology, the movie emerged as a commercial success and received mixed views from critics and audiences alike.

Verma, who showcased his exemplary acting skills as an entertainer, stated recently that he is inspired by the King of Romance, Shah Ruk Khan. Read on!

Abhay Verma wants to be as successful as Shah Rukh Khan

After much anticipation, the supernatural comedy-horror film Munjya was theatrically released on June 7. The movie stars Sharvari Wagh, Abhay Verma, Mona Singh, and Sathyaraj in key roles.

In a recent interview with Mid-Day, the Family Man actor stated that he is inspired by Shah Rukh Khan and aims to live a life like him. The publication quoted him saying, “I know there can't be any other Shah Rukh Khan. But I would really like to not only become a successful actor as he is but also as gentle a human being as him.”

Taking notes from SRK’s inspiring journey, the Safed actor further added that he would like to forge that for himself and work on excelling in his career, keeping Khan in mind. Verma further called the Jawan star a "terrific actor and a superstar."

Abhay Verma says he looks up to Shah Rukh Khan

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While he is moved by Shah Rukh’s personal and professional life, it’s his personality and open-heartedness that inspire him. He stated that box office success is a "professional aspect" of life, but what matters most to him is what kind of person one is. He added that one can win many hearts with goodness. He then said that the Pathaan actor is someone who he has "looked up to."

Heaping praises on SRK, the actor concluded by saying that the Kuch Kuch Hota Hai actor has been his "idol" for the longest. Verma stated that he has done everything in his love for the superstar "except building a temple."

On the work front, Abhay Verma has also been part of projects like Safed and Little Things.

ALSO READ: Munjya Box Office Day 11: Abhay Verma and Sharvari film netts a phenomenal Rs 5 crores on Eid Monday

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