I don’t believe in nepotism says Mustafa Burmawala


Actor Mustafa Burmawala who debuted this year with film Machine in bollywood interacted with media on the occasion of Bakri Eid on Saturday in Mumbai. Mustafa, Son of Abbas Burmawala, who is one prominent filmmaker of Bollywood stated that he doesn’t believe in nepotism in the industry.

Talking about star kids facing lot of criticism for having strong back up from their family in Bollywood, he said, “I don’t believe in nepotism. People think that star kids get enough opportunities in bollywood but I feel they face lot of pressure as compared to outsiders because all people from industry knows us and we also have to carry forward our parents or family members legacy on our shoulders. We get only one opportunity and in that one opportunity, we have to put our blood and sweat to prove our self.”

Talking about his next projects who has also fond of writing, Mustafa said, “I am not writing anything at this moment before release of Machine, I used to write but now I am full time concentrating on acting and after Machine, I have been listening lot of scripts and very soon I will make official announcements of my next project”

Apart from acting, I have been reading lot of Hindi books to improve my language skills and I am also training for action, gymnastics, dance and kickboxing”

Talking about working in short film’s Mustafa said, “I am also listening to lot of scripts of short films because I feel short films are great medium to present your story in very short span of time and very soon I might be working in 2-3 short film. Makers of those films are still developing the script which has really interesting content”

Talking about his choice of films, he said, “I would love to do all kind of films because as an actor when you work you don’t have idea about your own capabilities so I want to explore all genre especially, action, romance and films which is closer to reality”

Talking about Bakri Eid celebrations and his fondness for cooking, Mustafa said, “Each year, I look forward to celebrate all the festivals with my family and friends and Bakri Eid is no different.”

Talking about his fondness for cooking, he said, “Apart from acting, I really love to cook. Every Sunday, I cook for myself especially lunch and breakfast. I can make all kind of dishes except Indian because it involves lot of ingredients and I am not good in measuring it into food. I watch lot of cooking shows and invent cooking recipes as well. I have been cooking for myself from last 2-3 years and I didn’t used to allow anyone to cook food for me be it my mom or cook at our home”

Mustafa’s Machine didn’t worked at the box-office