Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn was recently on the popular Indian
sitcom Aap Ki Adalat and he admitted that he loved playing the role
of Haji Mastan, the infamous underworld don in the film Once
Upon A Time In Mumbai. He also says that his role was
different from what he did in the film Company.
Rajat Sharma hosts 'Aap Ki Adalat" on India TV. Ajay further
said that the movie isn"t completely based on the life and 'works"
of Haji Mastan, however does draw motivation from his life in
The actor had to study the lifestyles that were prevalent in 70s
Mumbai. He had to, in a way, time travel back to 1970s and had to
wear bell bottom trousers and adopt the conventional mannerisms of
He also said that he and Amir Khan are some of the remaining
Bollywood actors who needn"t manipulate anyone for an award.