Didn't realise could act until pretty late: Emraan Hashmi

Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Actor Emraan Hashmi says that it wasn't until someone pushed him that he realised he could act and make acting his profession.

"I realised pretty late in life when someone pushed me and eventually I realised that it is something that I can do as a profession," the 33-year-old said here Monday at an event here.

Emraan says he always had an inclination towards arts, but couldn't pursue it further.

"Since school days, I had a liking for arts and crafts, but I didn't take it further. I should have. But eventually, I came back to a certain form of art - acting," he said.

Emraan is currently shooting for "Ghanchakkar" with Vidya Balan and will also be seen in "Ek Thi Daayan".