Maniesh Paul, who will quickly be seen in JugJugg Jeeyo, has been internet hosting occasions within the movie business, together with award reveals, for a number of years now. He additionally co-hosted the IIFA Awards 2022 held in Abu Dhabi earlier in June. Maniesh recalled that he has by no means offended anybody, whereas internet hosting, however had gotten scared as soon as when actor Akshay Kumar reacted strongly to his joke and left the stage at an awards present in 2010. Additionally Learn| Maniesh Paul remembers why he was adamant on not doing kiss scene in his 2013 movie Mickey Virus
Recalling his early days as an anchor, Maniesh mentioned that folks have been initially apprehensive, and he would get notes on what to ask, and the way a lot to speak. Nevertheless, actors acquired snug with him after a 12 months or so, and it was clean crusing after that, apart from this one event, the place he thought his profession was over.
Maniesh informed Siddharth Kannan, “Ek baar Akshay sir ke saath masti masti hui thi. Wo masti thodi si jyada chali gayi thi (I used to be as soon as having enjoyable with Akshay sir, nevertheless it went a bit far). I keep in mind this was at an award evening in 2010, I had requested him to say a dialogue. Unhone mujhe jhaad maar di thi (He had reprimanded me).” Mimicking Akshay, Maniesh recalled that the actor had informed him, ‘Chup kar tu, bakwas karte rehta hai (shut up, you discuss garbage)’. I believed what occurred to him, he simply left the stage. I believed we have been nonetheless joking round, I used to be afraid this is able to turn out to be an issue. Then I went down within the viewers. Maine unke saath masti vasti kari (I joked round with him), then it grew to become ‘the second’ of the present. Akshay sir additionally got here again and he mentioned ‘yaar tu accha karta hai,’ gale wale lag ke acche se ‘excellent, excellent.’ (He got here again, hugged me, and informed me you’re good). Then I used to be relieved that it was all good and pleased.”
Maniesh recalled that the incident had left him involved for a couple of minutes. He mentioned, “I believed he was pulling my leg. I believed if some cut-paste occurs right here, I’d be in hassle. I used to be simply beginning out. However fortunately channel was very candy and did nothing like that. Akshay sir to masti karte hello hain. 2 minute ke liye to mere tote ud gaye the, mere maathe pe thanda pasina aa gaya tha. I believed khatam bhaiya, bag pack karo, chalo wapas, Akshay Sir ne band baja di hai. However baad mein pata chala ki Akshay Sir bhi masti kar rahe the (It is regular for Akshay Sir to joke round. However for two minutes I used to be utterly scared, I had chilly sweat on my brow. I believed my profession is over, ought to pack my baggage and return. I later came upon he was additionally joking).”
Although Maniesh has made a number of particular appearances in movies, and has roles in TV reveals to his credit score, his Bollywood debut as a lead actor occurred with the 2013 movie Mickey Virus. He performs Kiara Advani’s brother in JugJugg Jeeyo, which additionally stars Varun Dhawan, Neetu Kapoor, and Anil Kapoor. The Raj Mehta directorial is due for theatrical launch on Friday, June 24.