Knowing the pulse of the audience and the DNA of a debutante is surely the forte of film-maker Sajid Nadiadwala. An impeccable track record with recent hits like Judwaa 2, Dishoom, Housefull 3 and a hat-trick of hits with Tiger Shroff, whom he launched with blockbuster Heropanti followed by Baaghi franchise, is proof of his mettle.
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So lucky I get to follow my fathers footsteps, and have a family that can only prepare me for the challenges I have coming my way. Everyone's support means so much to me. Thank you Sajid sir and @wardakhannadiadwala ma'am for giving me a chance, I know the ups and downs I'm going to face but I have some good people around me. *drops mic*
All eyes are now on the next stud from his star-making stable. In the early 90’s Suniel Shetty signed his debut film with Nadiadwala Grandson’s Waqt Hamara Hai which made him a superstar overnight and now after 2 decades it’s Ahan’s turn to start off with the same banner.
Suniel Shetty says, “It seems just like yesterday when I started off with Sajid. He first spotted me as an actor, but today he was my first and only choice to launch my son. That’s how much I respect him & his passion for cinema.”
Much aware of the two stalwarts in his life, one at home and the other steering his career, Ahan says, “I feel blessed that the start of my career, is actually a continuation of a journey that Sajid Sir and my Dad share. It makes me doubly responsible & gives me more strength to live up to their expectations.”
Known for his discerning skills whilst green lighting projects, Sajid expresses. “Since I was launching Suniel’s son, I felt as responsible as I would be for my own son. After working on umpteen scripts we finally identified and purchased the rights of RX100, which we are now customising for Ahan’s first film. He is a very hardworking and focused individual. It’s a cult subject, ideal for a dream debut.”
A trend-setting plot featuring a newcomer with pedigree, is the perfect setting for Sajid Nadiadwala to gift the industry yet another Star in 2019.