He is often referred to by fans as Vibhuti Mishra, the character he plays in the popular comedy “Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai!”, And actor Aasif Sheikh enjoys it.
“I get great love and appreciation from fans across the country and even abroad every day. A lot of people address me because of my on-screen character, Vibhuti Mishra, rather than my real name, and it feels good. One can see how that character has resonated well with the audience. In a hilarious episode at home, my wife kept calling me one day and when I didn’t answer she yelled ‘Vibhuti Narayan Mishra’ and I responded immediately, ”Aasif told IANS.
“Vibhuti’s character is funny, he has quirks and jokes along with great comic timing, which makes him entertaining and easy to identify. It is without a doubt one of my favorite roles ”, the Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai! said the actor.
Both female leads of Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai! they have been replaced, first Shilpa Shinde and, recently, Saumya Tandon. Two lead actresses leaving a show one by one: does it affect the mindset of the actors who are still associated with the show?
Aasif Sheikh replied: “Whatever the reasons, we as professionals must respect the person and their decision. It is natural to feel sad when people leave the program. We share a bond given the amount of time we spend with our co-actors, on and off screen. With new entries, the team also adapts to them. The mindset is always upbeat, friendly and happy every time we have a new member on the team. It also brings a certain freshness to the story. “
Bhabiji Ghar Par Hai! Filming recently resumed in Surat and Aasif reported that he is excited to be back on the sets. While filming was on hold amid the second wave of the pandemic, the actor revealed what kept him busy at home.
“I have always followed a healthy and balanced diet, with physical exercise, which I maintained. Also, I got involved in daily housework, sharing the load to complete everyday housework. I also cooked, played board games indoors, and even had time to focus on writing and reading. I cooked a delicious yakhni pulao, an Eid special, during the holiday and everyone enjoyed it! “Aasif Sheikh reported with a smile.
What has the pandemic taught you? “These challenging times have made us realize the importance of having a family and value their presence in our lives at every step, appreciating the beautiful moments and building stronger bonds. I have been spending quality time with family and participating in fun and recreational activities, having long conversations during tea time, which I was unable to do before due to my tight filming schedules, “said the actor.
Has life changed after the massive success of Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai? To this, Aasif Sheikh said, “I have had a streak of very successful shows even before Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai! But yes, as the show’s popularity soared, so did the role of Vibhuti Narayan Mishra. I have been a part of the entertainment industry for almost 37 years. From plays to Bollywood and then television, it has been a roller coaster ride for me. I’ve had some ups and downs. More than film, television has given me immense love, recognition and affection, making me a household name. I owe it to various producers and especially to all my viewers and fans, who have constantly supported and appreciated me at every step, “concluded Aasif.
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