India, July 12 -- Actor Arjan Bajwa got instantly noticed for his good looks and pleasant presence on-screen when he was paired opposite Priyanka Chopra Jonas in Fashion (2008). Though anyone would be happy about such an image, it wasn't the same for Arjan.

The 39-year-old reveals, "A lot of similar roles came my way post that film. Chocolate, sweet boy... which is why I turned them down. I wanted to do various roles."

He did take up other Hindi films after Fashion, but focussed more on building a career down south. "What happens is, over here, in the Hindi film industry, we do have an issue. The image that they form in their minds (translates into) the kind of work they offer you. They say 'I don't think if he's done this so he's capable...