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Vikrant Massey reveals his grandfather was a character actor, worked in 200 films

20 Feb, 2024 08:20 IST|Sakshi Post

Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Acting runs in Vikrant Massey's blood.

The actor, whose film '12th Fail' emerged as the breakout and one of the biggest successes of 2023, has shared that his grandfather was an actor and he worked in more than 200 Hindi films.

The actor, who is one of the actors to successfully transition from television to films, got the acting genes from his grandfather and has used them to his full strength gaining landslide success in television and making conscious choice of meaningful stories in cinema.

Talking about his grandfather, Vikrant told YouTuber Samdish Bhatia, "Mere dada character, Ravikant Massey, artiste the. He was an actor himself. He was awarded gold medal twice in the All India Dramatic competition by the former President of India, Rajendra Prasad. He worked a lot in Gaiety theatre of Shimla, he worked in the capacity of an actor, director and a producer in theatre. He also worked a full-time job as a manager at a hotel in Shimla."

"He has worked in over 200 Hindi films, including 'Naya Daur' and 'Guide'. But, he played peripheral parts, lawyer ban gaye, doctor ban gaye. Aur us zamaane mein actors ko apne props aur costume khud le jana padte the set pe," he added.

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