Actor Ajay Devgn has penned a lengthy letter to his 20-year-old self on National Youth Day. The birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda is celebrated in India as National Youth Day. In the letter, the actor mentioned his brutal rejections, people’s criticism and his failures. The Singham star advised his younger self that it would all be worth it.
Taking to Twitter, Ajay shared the letter with the caption, “This #NationalYouthDay decided to pen down a few words for the 20-year-old Ajay, I hope he appreciates it.”
Ajay’s lengthy letter reads, “Dear 20-year-old me, There you are making your mark in this new world as an actor. Let me be honest, you are going to face some brutal rejections. Shy and unconventional, you will try your hardest to fit in but fail spectacularly! People’s criticism and doubts will be hard, it’ll make you question your dreams. You will fail more than you will succeed.”
He further added, “But, spoiler alert, it’s all going to be worth it… because one day slowly but surely, you’ll realize, being yourself can be your greatest strength. So, stumble a little but don’t stop. Keep pushing the boundaries, and don’t let the world’s expectations turn into your inhibitions. ‘Always be true, always be you!'”
Ajay concluded his note with important advice, he wrote, “P.S. Learn how to dance it’ll help you in the long run. Love, An older, wiser & better looking you.”
Ajay has appeared in over a hundred Hindi films. He began his professional career with Phool Aur Kaante in 1991. The actor was last seen in Rohit Shetty’s Sooryavanshi and has RRR, Gangubai Kathiawadi and Maidaan in the pipeline.
Image Credit: Instagram \ Ajay Devgn.