One cannot contradict the importance of advice from seniors, parents, counselors but forming a judgment purely on the basis of advice is not a sound idea. A decision as important as your career should not be formed on the know-how of other people. This decision is far more important than you could possible think of right now.
When the students are looking for a career in the Film Industry after class 12, it is usually taken very flippantly, but that is not the case anymore. The film world is full of opportunities; mind your film is not limited to one hero or heroine dancing around trees.