Actor Randeep Hooda, who has played myriad roles, says once a film becomes successful, he keeps wanting to do the same kind of roles. But it is a lesson from his mentor Naseeruddin Shah which stops him.
"When I did 'Jannat 2', Naseer saab told me, 'Now you can sleepwalk through your roles and you will keep getting work for at least 10 years'. But when I did 'Jism 2' and it became successful, I told him that I am so tempted to do the same kind of things (films).
"But then he told me about a tradition that monks follow wherein they make intricate sculptures and then destroy them completely, and then make new ones. So, my idea now is to always start from scratch for every role," Randeep told IANS.
Last seen in the successful "Highway", in which he played a kidnapper, Randeep also has movies as varied as "Main Aur Charles", "Kick" and "Ungli" in his kitty.