While he has directed quite a few Hindi films, like Wanted, Rowdy Rathore and Singh is Bliing, Prabhu Deva's acting appearances have been less, mostly restricted to the ABCD franchise.


On the other hand, he has acted in many South Indian movies right from the early '90s.


When asked if he is choosy about Hindi films, Prabhu Deva told PTI, "Nothing like that. I won't say I am choosy but I want to do good films. That's my only focus. And good films are coming to me. So as of now I am happy about it." 


The 43-year-old Action Jackson helmer wears many hats - dancer, choreographer, actor and recently, even producer.


But Prabhu Deva says he just considers himself to be a part of the film industry first.


"When people say I am a good actor, I don't know whether to believe it. I just say, 'Thank you'. I have acted in many movies in South. In the back of my mind, everything is there, that I am a dancer, then director, then an actor. But I consider myself a part of the film industry first." 


Prabhu Deva is currently gearing up for his upcoming Hindi film Tutak Tutak Tutiya. The film also stars Sonu Sood and actress Tamannaah Bhatia.


The actor said he agreed to do the film as he found the genre of horror-comedy fascinating.


"The script was exciting, and the genre is very good. I wanted to do this genre of horror comedy. In fact, I also wanted to direct something like this. It is a very new genre here for our audience." 


Prabhu Deva says while he is excited and nervous how the film will be received, he is never bothered by criticism beyond a certain extent.


"It (criticism) has become a part of our job. It will affect, but it goes. Somebody comes and tells 'you were bad' because we are not a Buddha, you do feel bad and then ok, you move on." 


Directed by AL Vijay, the film is scheduled to release on October 7 across three languages, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.