Do you remember Virus from the movie 3 Idiots? Of course, how can you forget such funny, strict yet sensitive characters from this all-time favorite movie. The great actor who played this role, Mr. Boman Irani turns 64 today. This actor’s life story is very filmy. Earlier, he was a waiter and, after his 30s, he came into the acting field. But do you have any idea about his photography passion?
Boman Irani’s father was a photographer, but he never saw his father. His cameras and negative rolls were the only memories Boman Irani has. Boman Irani’s strong desire for photography led him to read many books about this topic. Photography has taught Boman many things, he learned to be patient, he understood the art of expression, he possessed discipline.
The very important thing that photography has given him is expression. He started expressing himself through photography. Within his growing career in the film industry back then, he never stopped clicking. He learned many things just by observing the photographs by artists like Raghu Rai, Pablo Bartholomew, Ansel Adams and Henri Cartier-Bresson.
For him, vision is more important than equipment. Of course, equipment plays a major role in photography, but if equipment makes you feel blocked at that point, then your creativity ends. So you should never let your vision be restricted due to lack of equipment, is what he said once. But he also agrees with the fact that photography is an expensive hobby. He earlier took a loan and set up his own studio.
He is a person who has studied photography for many years. According to him, no place, no equipment can stop us, the only thing that stops us is our own creativity. This man, who got popularity after his role in Munna Bhai MBBS, still clicks really worth photos which you can see on his social media if you have the recognition power to spot one.