Wanted to take a step again from showbiz: Aymen Saleem

On-screen couple actors Arslan Naseer and Aymen Saleem of Chupke Chupke fame just lately made an look on Time Out with Ahsan Khan, shelling out the small print of their leap into the world of tv, in addition to their lives exterior of the business. 

Former banker Aymen, who made her performing debut within the hit comedy sequence Chupke Chupke alongside seasoned actors Ayeza Khan and Osman Khalid Butt, just lately made headlines for the announcement to step away from showbiz. Nevertheless, the starlet clarified that whereas she did certainly take a break to suppose by way of her profession change, she had not stepped away from performing altogether. When questioned by Ahsan over why she selected to make the announcement, Aymen shared, “I’m from a company background. Coming into the business, I wasn’t absolutely ready. Our business could be very totally different from different industries. I’ve executed funding banking in New York and I’ve executed consulting. Coming into showbiz is a very totally different ball sport altogether. I wasn’t fully positive whether or not I wished to do that or not.”

The actor went on the clarify that the success of her TV debut caught her off-guard, saying, “Chupke Chupke was such an enormous hit, and we got a lot love and help by our followers and wellwishers, however if I’m being utterly trustworthy, I used to be slightly overwhelmed. It was simply a lot, and I used to be very grateful for it, and I used to be actually humbled, however I wasn’t positive if I used to be prepared for this. So I wished to ensure I take a step again, reevaluate what I need to do, and that if I come again then I ought to come again to remain.” 

Sharing how she made the announcement to solidify the choice in her personal thoughts, in addition to give the message to the business that she was not taken with pursuing any new initiatives in the meanwhile, Aymen elaborated additional, “I wished a break. I wanted to reassess whether or not I even need to do that or not, and I discover it slightly bit arduous to say no. I used to be reconnecting with my mentors within the business who actually helped me throughout this time. It wasn’t simply me switching jobs, it wasn’t like going from one financial institution to a different. That’s a 9 to five profession and it doesn’t change a lot.”

Reflecting on the calls for of movie star life, Aymen stated, “It’s essential all the time be in your character whenever you’re within the public eye. Glam life was not for me. So I wanted to ensure I’m prepared for it.”

Arslan, who first cemented his place on the earth of leisure by way of YouTube, defined that his new life as an actor doesn’t enable him to commit sufficient time to the social media platform. When questioned by the host about whether or not he has taken it straightforward on the movies, which frequently concerned making jokes about folks within the business and the work that comes out of it, as a consequence of his new movie star standing, the actor defined that such was not the case. He asserted, “Even the folks I made movies on, they actually loved them. Mazaak uraane aur mazaak karne mein farq hota hai [Making fun of someone and making a joke are different things]. They may see {that a} line wasn’t being crossed. That is the form of comedy we grew up with, watching Anwar Maqsood sahab and Moin Akhtar sahab. The comedy they did wouldn’t offend but it surely was additionally humorous.”

The actor went on to talk about the accountability of social media influencers, sharing, “You’ve got a accountability in case you’re in an influential place. You name them social media influencers for a purpose. If the youth follows you and you utilize foul language or promote negativity, then it’s essential to perceive that you just’re sending a sure message to them.” 

Including to the dialogue, Aymen shared that she believes celebrities ought to be extra aware of the content material they put on the market. She defined, “If you’re within the public eye, folks look as much as you and are impressed by you. Some folks will contemplate you a task mannequin so it is best to all the time be cautious of public sentiments. Nevertheless you behave, folks will decide you primarily based on that.” 

On his change from YouTube to TV, Arslan revealed that he by no means actually had any aspirations to be an actor and that the affords he acquired previous to Chupke Chupke didn’t make an impression on him. He shared, “I had been engaged on YouTube for some time, so I might get affords from tv once in a while. I wasn’t too , since I used to work within the company sector.” 

Talking about stepping out of his consolation zone, the actor added additional, “I by no means thought I might work within the performing enterprise. That’s additionally one of many the explanation why I bought into the sphere. I figured it’s a brand new expertise. I used to be in my consolation zone on social media, so this was a studying expertise. On social media, one particular person does the scriptwriting, capturing and enhancing. In tv, there’s teamwork concerned and also you get to satisfy folks like your self.”

On her entry into the business, Aymen shared that she was scouted at a marriage in Dubai. “I used to be in Dubai at my cousin’s wedding ceremony, and Sultana apa was there as nicely.” She added that much like Arslan, she wasn’t notably taken with performing at first, however “loved being in entrance of the digicam”.

Reflecting on his YouTube profession and the pitfalls of the platform, Arslan shared, “For those who’re solely on YouTube to earn a living, then your pondering will get compromised at some stage. On account of that, sadly, negativity goes viral.”

He added additional, “Even when folks find yourself making some cash off a video for a month, they begin getting determined for extra, or to at the least preserve that regular stream of earnings because it fluctuates so much, which additionally is determined by who and the place your viewers is.” 

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