India, Jan. 19 -- Pankaj Saraswat is more of a behind-the-scenes person, having primarily penned scripts and dialogues for films and TV shows. But his recent portrayal of a cop, Raghu Salian, in the second season of the web series Criminal Justice, has got attention.

"I directed the TV show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge. I've also directed a film, which will release this year. Acting wasn't something I was looking out for. I act only in my friends' projects," he shares. But, he maintains he won't take up acting full time. "Maybe you'll see me in just one other project this year as an actor," he says.

Saraswat, who is married to actor Tejaswini Kolhapure, is excited to explore the web platform as a director. "The digital space allows...