ACTOR and television personality Gautam Rode has entertained audiences in an interesting array of projects. He has won countless admirers along the way including Hajer Abdulmunem from Iraq, Hendou Bashar from Mauritania and Farida Ouahnia from Algeria, who collectively run a fan club dedicated to the actor. Eastern Eye caught up with them to find out more.
What made you set up the fan club?
We made the fan club to support Gautam as much as possible and gather his admirers from all around the world.
Tell us more about your fan club.
Our friendship started from being admirers of Gautam. We became best friends and there wasn’t a day without having the same talk of how we love and respect this person. Our love and support for Gautam have no limits and that is the reason why we made a fan club.
What has been your most memorable moment?
There are lots of memorable moments like when Gautam sent us picture of himself on Whatsapp and when he followed us on Instagram.
What is the thing you like best about Gautam Rode?
The thing we like best about Gautam is basically everything including his humbleness, kindness and respect for his admirers.
What is your favourite work Gautam has done?
His best work is the show that became a worldwide success, Saraswatichandra. But we also like when he started an initiative called Helping Hands to raise awareness of street children.
Tell us an interesting fact about Gautam?
A fact about Gautam is that he starts his first shot of the day and ends the last one by
touching the camera.
What is your definition of a true fan?
A true admirer is one who supports his idol with devotion, love and commitment, and to just be with them in good times and bad.