India, May 24 -- What is your role in Voot Select's Illegal?

I play Janardhan Jaitley, a hotshot criminal lawyer. However, the twist in the character is that he is into politics as well. He is cruel and but sometimes kind too. In a gist, he is a dangerous man with too many shades to his character.

What attracted you to the project?

I go by my intuition. Whenever I read the scripts, I know whether I want to do the project. There is no rocket science behind it, it is purely intuitive.

How did your debut Bharat Ek Khoj happen with you?

Naseer (Naseeruddin Shah) called me to Mumbai to be a part of that TV series. I did three episodes. TV, that time, was not doing so well, so I was trying to figure out what to do next. It was a good exper...