Emraan Hashmi: I am very focused on good stories now

The actor, who will be seen in Baadshaho, said he now wants to do films that reflect his thinking.

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Actor Emraan Hashmi is not eager to be part of another instalment of Raaz or Murder franchise, and says he now wants to do films that reflect his thinking.

"There was a phase when I was doing whatever was being offered to me without doing any analysis. At that time, I didn't want to sit at home and keep on working. But at this moment, I am very focused on good stories, and don't want to do film just for the heck of it," Hashmi said at an event here on Tuesday.

"I am not the same person I was five or six years back. So, when people ask me if I will do Raaz or Murder, I don't think I will get into that. I would like to get into films that reflect my thinking," he added.

The actor was in the national capital to promote his forthcoming project Baadshaho along with Ajay Devgn, Esha Gupta and Ileana D'Cruz.

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Directed by Milan Luthria, Baadshaho is set against the backdrop of Emergency (1975-1977). It narrates a fictional story of six people who try to bring a change in their destiny by pulling of a heist.

Hashmi said Baadshaho, which is slated to be released on 1 September, is a very different script.

Luthria also praised Hashmi for his dedication, and said that he is confident that his character in Baadshaho will the "most entertaining" in his career.

"Emraan is a mix of instinct and deep thinking. He doesn't show it to others, but I know that he puts in a lot of effort to prepare for the role. I can say with confidence that character in the film will the most entertaining in his career," said the director.