Karthik Aryan is one of the most successful male Bollywood actors of his generation. Apart from Shehzada, her recent films, Bhool Bhulaya 2 and Satyaprem Ki Katha, have made a lot of money at the box office. But even if he wants to buy a new car on his birthday, he can't. Not because he doesn't have money, but because his mother manages his money and doesn't let him spend.
The actor, who will next be seen in Kabir Khan's Chandu Champion, doesn't know how much money is in his account and doesn't know how to check his bank balance. He told Film Companion, “My mother manages my money. I don't know how much money I have in my account or if I have money.
Kartik agrees that he gets an allowance from his mother, and when he has to buy something, he has to take her permission first. Narrating a recent story, the actor shared, "I wanted to buy a car for my birthday but mummy refused as she didn't have the money. She said maybe next year or later, but, 'ACan't even take it (Can't buy now).
He added that he has no choice but to believe what his mother tells him, because "I don't even know where to check (how much money I have), I don't know This is no account" But this ban on spending money sometimes irritates Karthik. "Sometimes I get angry too, That you are not allowed at all (You don't allow me to buy anything). It's not just for a car, it's even for small things like my restaurant bill. If my bill is too high, he will call and ask, How can you eat so much food while on a diet? (How did you eat so much despite being on a diet)?'” added the actor.
However, Karthik is 'proud' of his mother as she has given up her medical practice to manage her finances as she doesn't want him to 'misuse it or get wasted.'
“He just doesn't want me to get wasted. He thinks I can still be spoiled. I lived my life where I spent more than I earned. So, I think he's used to that idea and he doesn't like it. He decided Leave this pocket money, we will be healthy. (Put him on an allowance and he stays grounded),” said Karthik.
Karthik often shares pictures of himself with his mother on social media. She also opened up about her battle with cancer earlier this year and praised her 'will power' which helped her fight the disease.
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