"I play a character who is aggressive but at the same
time is endearing and funny. He believes in this weird motto
that it's good to be bad because he feels that good guys finish
There were reports that he had a rift with producer Mahesh
Bhatt over a kissing scene in "Crook".
"I just wanted to trim the duration of the kissing scene
a little bit, but Bhatt saab wanted to retain the original length.
There was no verbal dispute and no rift at all. It was just
a discussion. If a role demands something, I'm all for it,"
In real life, Emraan is trying to be a doting father - he became
a dad early this year and says he loves the experience of fatherhood
but is very bad at carrying out the duties of a parent.
"I'm very bad at daddy duties. I try and change diapers
but I fail, can't do that. It's quite a task to take care of
a baby, so I leave it to my wife. Playing is easy, I do that,"
said a visibly amused Emraan who tied the knot with Parveen
Shahani in 2006.
Emraan and Parveen have named their son Ayaan and the actor
tries to get back home to spend some quality time with his little
"I try to be on time to meet my son before he sleeps so
that he doesn't start calling me uncle one fine day. I don't
want that after six months or so he doesn't recognise me. When
I go out for promotional tours, he doesn't recognise me when
I come back," he said.
"I just keep shuffling time between my work and my family
and my kid. It gets tough but you have to be around. I have
become disciplined but I have not really changed as a person.
I have not become matured - what usually happens with a lot
of people," he said.