NEW DELHI, Jan. 10 -- Sumeet Vyas, who is an established name on the web landscape, had a memorable 2018. He married actor Ekta Kaul amid much fanfare, starred in the stoner comedy High Jack and played Kareena Kapoor Khan's love interest in Veere Di Wedding. The film's success and his performance, however, meant an endless stream of the same kind of roles coming his way.

Sumeet, who shot to fame after his web show, Permanent Roommates, and he admits he "consciously said no" to a lot of films, which could have got him typecast.

"I said no to a lot of conventional parts. I got offered exactly similar roles. When you do something and that does well, people tend to see you and cast you in similar roles. So, I consciously try and not to do the...