Bollywood actor Huma Qureshi, who is currently busy with multiple projects and judging the talent hunt show India’s Best Dramebaaz, recently stated that she chases excellence and does not focus on popularity and instant success. “I think people should just keep working hard enough to stay relevant. Personally, I do not chase success. I chase excellence and that is more important for me,” Huma told IANS. Huma being a versatile actor has always experimented with different and bold roles. “I am just having a good time with whatever opportunity is coming my way rather than analysing too much about my journey,” Huma added.

This is the first time that Huma has made her appearance in the small screen and confessed that she was a little nervous but excited at the same time. “It will surely be a different journey for me because normally I have gone to talent hunt shows as a guest to promote my films, but this is very different. Honestly, judging talent is not an easy task. These young participants are very talented and I am looking forward to them”.

When asked whether kids taking part in such a TV show define their future, the Gangs of Wasseypur fame said, “Becoming an actor and getting success is a different thing, but what this show has managed to do is mentoring these kids. There is a way to gain confidence level and through this show, these kids are achieving that. I have interacted with these kids for the last two weeks and I can see how their performance level is actually growing”.

Huma started her career with ad films and then went on to make her debut in Anurag Kashyap’s 2012 film Gangs of Wasseypur after which she was seen in films such as Dedh Ishqiya, Badlapur, Jolly LLB 2, Viceroy’s House and latest Kaala. When further asked whether becoming an actor was her childhood dream, Huma replied by saying, “No, not at all. In fact, I wish we had a platform like this when I was a kid, I was not that focused and confident like these youngsters are. Getting good grooming and regular performance makes a lot of difference”.

Hosted by Shantanu Maheshwari and Vighnesh Pande the Zee TV show India’s Best Dramebaaz is also judged by Vivek Oberoi along with Omung Kumar.

(With inputs from news agency IANS)