Rafael Amaya, El Senor de los Cielos

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The series El Señor de los Cielos is back for a new season on March 28, and we sat down with its star, Rafael Amaya, who plays Aurelio Casillas. He brings to life the role of a drug lord who seeks power and respect as he eludes the DEA and Mexican authorities. 

From the balcony of his room at The London Hotel in Beverly Hills, the actor talked to us about his character and many other random things that we asked him about.

Throughout the seasons of the show, we've loved and hated Aurelio, because he is the right kind of wrong...in so many ways. So we had to ask, what's next for the infamous character? 

"We're going to see an Aurelio Casillas that is tired and very upset. His entire past is coming back to him along with all the damage he's done. Now comes karma to make him pay for everything," Amaya explained. "Out of all the seasons, this is the most intense for Aurelio Casillas. It's the most intense point of his life."

And just like his character, the Mexican actor also believes in karma and the cause and effect that can happen in life.

Amaya pointed out that his character will age a bit this season, so the makeup department added grays to his hair and really made sure to highlight his fine lines.

But with some many women that have been featured in the show, we wondered, "Will Aurelio ever actually fall in love?"

"No, I don't think so. Aurelio loves women, but he can never love just one woman," Amaya said with a smirk. "It's part of his animal instinct. He's like an alpha male."

The 39-year-old actor revealed that Casillas will suffer through something that will make him search to see if he has any children that he doesn't know of. He will revisit women that he had one-night stands with, and we'll be surprised with the outcome.

After so many seasons, it may be difficult for many fans to separate the character from the actor, but Amaya says that their only similarity is the love that they both have for their family.

"I always like to make sure that my family is in a good place, and that no one messes with them," Amaya said. "I grew up with three sisters and a mother, so you can imagine how protective I am."

He currently lives in Los Angeles, but films the show in Mexico. To the actor, his favorite place is near the ones that he loves. His family currently lives in Tacate, California, which is on the boarder of Mexico, but he wishes they would move with him to Hollywood.

Once we switched gears and talked about his fans, we asked, "What's the craziest thing a fan has ever done for you?"

That's when the actor burst into laughter and told us about a very special fan. "I had a girl sneak into the dressing room of El Señor de los Cielos. She was able to fit through the window. I had started changing and heard noises coming from the bathroom. That's when I opened the door and saw her there. She asked, ‘Can I take a picture?' I couldn't believe it," Amaya recalled with a smile. "Of course I let her take a picture with me. At that point, I wanted a picture with her, because she was one brave girl."

Yes, that's pretty crazy.

Amaya was ready to head to Dallas the following days for his crossover appearance as his character Aurelio Casillas, in the upcoming original drama series, Queen of the South.

"It's the first time in the history of Latin television where it's not the actor, but the character that makes a crossover into the general market," Amaya said. "It's really amazing that they're requiring the presence of this character to add to their story."

Don't miss the new season of El Señor de los Cielos on March 28 at 10 p.m. on Telemundo.

(E! and Telemundo are both part of the NBCUniversal family)

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