He is considered to be one of the finest actors of this generation. Riding high on a string of critically acclaimed and commercially successful films, Rajkummar Rao, in conversation with Shekhar Gupta on Walk the Talk touches upon his success, unconventional looks and his choice of roles. Rao stresses on the role of FTII in shaping his perspective on acting and emphasizes on his love for playing complex, grey characters. The versatile actor considers Shahid and Bareilly ki Barfi as the high points of his career - one changed the trajectory of his career while the other brought him commercial success. He is also hopeful about the changes taking place in the industry, with people being more willing to experiment with stories.