India, Oct. 19 -- The year was 1990 and the blockbuster was Aashiqui and lead actor Rahul Roy became a household name. But he failed to recreate that same magic after that one film, which ultimately led him to take a hiatus from Bollywood. Now, he has opened up about his decision to take a break from showbiz.

"The people who were coming to me with roles at that time were morons, because of the way they wanted to do everything. They were like 'If you don't do it, we will go to someone else'," confesses Roy, who was in the news last year after he suffered a brain stroke while he was shooting for a web show in Kargil.

He continues, "And there was a phase in my career where I was doing anything and everything. Soon, I realised that it is be...