The son of late actor Vinod Khanna, who was last seen in movie MOM, Akshaye Khanna has said that he would opt out if he will be asked to portray his father, as there is lack of resemblance, reported by the news agency IANS. To play the role of Vinod Khanna in his biopic if he would play the role, when asked from Akshaye he said that, "To portray any real life character, you have to look like that person. I don't look anywhere close to my father. Not an option," reports IANS.
When asked if he wants a biopic to be made on his father, the 42-year-old actor told IANS,"I haven't ever thought about it so I can't say. Biopics I think by nature, I suppose, as accurate as they can be, (will be) the better for an actor."
To IANS the Taal actor said that to play the real life person on screen one must re-evaluate the decision before portraying. . "For an actor to portray a real life character it's very challenging as well as risky because you are portraying someone who actually existed. So, it becomes really difficult," Akshaye told IANS.
Mr Khanna is best known for cult classics like Amar Akbar Anthony, The Burning Train and Chandni that were a hit at the box office. He was last seen in Gul Bahar Singh's Ek Thi Rani Aisi Bhi, co-starring Hema Malini. Actor Vinod Khanna died at the age of 70 in April this year.
Meanwhile, Akshaye Khanna will feature in Abhay Chopra's upcoming Ittefaq, co-starring Sidharth Malhotra and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead roles.