He revealed that he didn't have enough money to even eat, sometimes. "FTII is a really big community. Sometimes, we used to borrow money. And other times, we would just go to their houses and share their meals sometimes. I didn't have enough money to even buy proper T-shirts. There's a friend of mine - Vinod - who's also an actor and we used to travel for auditions on our bikes. I knew nothing about the presentation - of how to look, what to wear. With the pollution around, we would just get down and clean other's faces with rose water and think that it's the best version of ourselves." But given the place where he's reached now, it won't be wrong to say that dreams do come true, only if people would hang on. Sharing tidbits from his journey, he told Pinkvilla exclusively, "It used to be tough times for me. I come from a very humble middle-class background and there was a time in school when I didn't have money and my teachers paid my school fees for two years.