As Anupam in the Sony show Rihhaee, Nakul Vaid takes on crimes against women and provides a helping help. Vaid was earlier seen in Tulsi (Doordarshan) and Challenge (Sony).
He has also featured in films like Ab Tak Chappan and Baghban. He began with ad films and continues doing them besides writing for films "whenever I am in the right mood for it," as he puts it. Here are 10 things about the actor…
When is your birthday and what's your star sign?
It's on May 8 that makes me a Taurean.
Do you believe in astrology and numerology?
Don't believe in it as such, I believe more in karma.
Where were you born, and which school did you go to?
I was born in Mumbai. I attended Bombay Scottish and later Don Bosco.
What was your first job? And how much was your first paycheck?
As an assistant to director Indra Kumar during the making of his film Raja. I was paid Rs 75 per day as conveyance.
One thing you are really bad at doing?
Expressing myself; I'm pretty reserved by nature.
What's your favourite smell?
The smell of mud after the rains.
Where in Mumbai would you rather be staying?
Where I presently stay, in Parel.
What do you lust for?
For good roles.
Your most embarrassing moment?
During the shoot of Raja in Hyderabad, when I was assisting director Indra Kumar.
Sanjay Kapoor was making his debut in the film and people did not know who the new hero was. A bunch of onlookers mistook me to be the hero and asked me for autographs.
How often do you say "I love you"?
Several times to my nephew Shivam, and also to my parents.