New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) After playing ruthless Mughal general Bairam Khan in "Jodhaa Akbar" and with roles of a terrorist and a strict military officer in hand, Yuri says he is seen as the next Amrish Puri in the making.
"Media has made me the next Amrish Puri, so I have to be a bad guy now on screen. Majority of roles that he did were negative and now that people know me as a bad guy, I want them to remember me in the same image," Yuri, who resembles Amrish Puri, told IANS on the sidelines of an event here.
But Yuri doesn't want to be known as an Amrish Puri look alike, he wants to carve his own niche.
"Amrish Puri is too big a name and I can't emulate him. I can only emulate myself and would want people to know