Shashank Vyas, who is currently essaying the character of Jagya in Colors' popular show Balika Vadhu spared time to answer our slam book questions…
Birthday: 30th November
Nickname: My mother used to call me Kanha otherwise everybody calls me by my real name.
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Describe yourself: I am a simple person and honest to my work.
Strength: I dream big and I consider this as my strength. Without a dream a man is nothing.
Weakness: I am not a punctual person. I am always late by fifteen-twenty minutes for my shoot and I want to change that.
Hobbies: I love to meet new people and talk to them. I also love to observe them as I feel an actor is a very good observer.
A cloud 9 moment for you: It has to be getting Jagya's character. For a newcomer like me, when my track was on air I was on cloud nine and will cherish this for a long time.
Do you believe in destiny: Yes of course I do believe in destiny. Hard work can change anything in life.
Songs you're humming these days: I am a big Kishore Kumar fan so in my car the music is mostly by Kishore Kumar and I love to listen to O mere dil ke chayen and Chu kar mere maan ko.
Any TV show you follow: Unfortunately I do not follow any show and whenever I find sometime I catch my own show in you tube.
An unforgettable day of your life: When I bagged the first award of my life for the Best Debutant. The first landmark is always a special one.
Describe your daily routine in short: I am a very boring person. My daily routine is quite simple - in the morning I wake up, get ready and go to the set and in the night after the shoot I go to bed. It doesn't involve an interesting activities as such.
What is your favorite pass time during free time on the sets: Well, I don't sleep on the set. I just love to chit-chat with the spot dadas and crew members on the set.
Favorite hangout places in Mumbai: I love my car and bike. Somehow I really like Bandra. especially Carter Road and Bandstand.
Craziest fan encounter so far: It was in Shirdi where I met a family who came to visit Sai Baba and when they saw me at the gate and recognized me they wanted to touch my feet. It was really crazy and an incident which I will never forget.
The best compliment ever received: I am quite a perfectionist when it comes to my job so whenever I get any compliments I just keep it in my mind and then again work hard. But yes of course I enjoy getting compliments.
Your inspiration: Mr. Amitabh Bachchan for obvious reasons.
You're incomplete without: Without my work I guess. Shashank Vyas is nothing without his job.
Message to your fans: Be humble and honest in life. With your dedication and passion you can be a winner. And do keep watching Jagya as there is a lot to come in the show.
Reporter: Anwesha Kamal