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The critically acclaimed actor was speaking at the 50th edition of the International Film Festival of India 2019


The national award-winning actor Adil Hussain decoding the highs and lows of his career shared how he grabbed the attention of a noted filmmaker during the early days of his career in Guwahati during an interactive session of the ongoing 50th edition of the International Film Festival of India 2019.

Hussain while replying to a query of a student confessed that in order to fetch the filmmaker’s attention he had to rent a thatch hut outside the director’s mansion which cost him some Rs 150.

“I had rented a thatch hut in Guwahati in front of the most famous director’s house in Assam thinking that one day I would get a break. So one day the director comes out of his house and I come out and he says, you are my hero…,” Hussain was quoted as saying by PinkVilla. “The rent of the hut was Rs 150,” he added.

The actor who hails from Goalpara district of Assam has worked in the mainstream Bollywood, as well as international cinema and has gained a lot of appreciation worldwide for his impeccable grace, dialogue delivery and maintaining the momentum of the character portrayal.

His upcoming movie Pareeksha directed by Prakash Jha is already generating a buzz among the people.

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