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Friday, March 16, 2012

Ayub Khan shoots for TV serial based on Bond’s story

Mussoorie, March 15
Ayub Khan, the popular actor in Indian film and television domain, who is also nephew of Bollywood legend Dilip Kumar and son of Nasir Khan and actress Begum Para, on his visit to Mussoorie today said that it is television that has made him a household name in the country.
Ayub KhanAyub Khan is in the town shooting for a serial based on a story of eminent author Ruskin Bond titled “Ek Tha Rusty II” directed by Subdarshini Singh. He is playing the role of Inspector Keemat Lal in the serial being shot here.
Ayub Khan, after completing the shooting for the day, met media persons and said that he was excited to be in the famous hill station for the second time as he was here while shooting for the popular feature film “Salaami” in 1994.
Ayub Khan, who has done more than 20 films and is acting in several television serials, said that both mediums had their own advantages and disadvantages. He further said that there was more money in films in comparison to television but it was the television serials that had made him a household name in the country.
Recollecting his earlier films, Ayub Khan said that he had acted in films such as Toh Baat Pakki (2010), Zamaanat (2009),Teesri Aankh: The Hidden Camera (2006), Apaharan (2005), Revati (2005), LOC: Kargil
(2003), Gangajal (2003), Dil Chahta Hai (2001). He said his films had performed well at the box office but right now it was television that was consuming his time with so many serials on air in various channels.
Thanking his television fans, he said that it was due to the small screen that he had now become a household name and achieved immense fame, which was not possible earlier.
With many television serials on air, namely Uttaran, Rakhi - Ek Atoot Rishte Ki Dor, Piya Bina, Sambandh, Aandhi etc, Ayub Khan said that he was excited to work in the television serials based on the writings of eminent author Ruskin Bond.
“I have read the short stories of Ruskin Bond and found them immensely engrossing, especially during his childhood, and now working in the serial based on his work was immensely pleasing”. Ayub Khan will be in Mussoorie for a few more days and would return after completing his shooting schedule. 

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