Bollywood directors are more open to TV actors now: Eijaz Khan

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Small screen star Eijaz Khan, known for his roles in shows like "Kavyanjali" and "Kya Hoga Nimmo Ka", is all geared up for his first major Hindi film role in the forthcoming "Meerabai Not Out". He says Bollywood directors no longer mind casting TV actors in pivotal roles.

"Today filmmakers don't hesitate experimenting and making films on diverse topics and themes with TV actors portraying central characters," Eijaz told IANS on phone from Mumbai.

In "Meerabai Not Out", Eijaz plays a boy-next-door who is married to Mandir