Do you know ‘Mere Sai’ fame Abeer Soofi was a criminal lawyer before becoming an actor!

Television actor Abeer Soofi is currently playing the role of Sai Baba in TV show ‘Mere Sai’. The actor is gaining a lot of popularity among the audience through the show, but only few people knows that he was a criminal lawyer before becoming an actor.

While talking to, Abeer said, “I was a criminal lawyer before becoming an actor and practised law for a brief period. During my stint I came across people turning to crime to satisfy their cravings for drugs.”

“It was heart wrenching to see people commit theft to buy drugs and I couldn’t fathom the reason for people to get addicted to something which destroys their lives in all aspects. I used to advise people to stay away from it whenever I could” he added.

Coincidentally, the current track on the show depicts the village of Shirdi coming in terms with the drug menace. Sai Baba had rescued villagers from the clutches of drug addiction.

The actor further added, “With the upcoming track on the show, I was glad that such a noble message will be sent to audiences all over. I discussed the dialogues with the creative team and also added my own inputs in the same. On the show we are presenting a case of Shirdi being affected by drug addiction and how Sai Baba advises villagers to stay away from it and saves them.”