‘WHEN I STARTED, I WAS TOLD I WORK TOO HARD’

Ac­tor Anil Kapoor says he re­lates more to the new crop of ac­tors who are com­mit­ted to their work

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Ac­tor Anil Kapoor says that the newer crop of ac­tors re­mind him of how he was, when he started out in the industry back. more than three decades that they The 58-year-old says way he are all strug­gling the did. “They are all very I might com­mit­ted and sin­cere. be Ar­jun (Kapoor), Ran­bir (Kapoor), Sushant (Singh are Ra­jput) — all of them (In com­mit­ted to their work. I was a my time) I was told that hard. per­son who worked too They But now ev­ery­one does. peo­ple. are more like-minded down Work­ing hard was looked

my ca­reer, upon when I started says. but to­day it’s cool,” he he How­ever, Anil says that has al­ways tried to main­tain the per­fect bal­ance be­tween “That is work and per­sonal life. this al­ways a chal­lenge in bal­ance pro­fes­sion. Try­ing to There are every­thing is tough. some who sac­ri­fice every­thing re­main a in­clud­ing their fam­ily, them­selves bach­e­lor and de­vote are to the pro­fes­sion, those bal­anc­ing dif­fer­ent peo­ple, but life your­self, lead­ing a ful­filled be­ing in all as­pects of a hu­man That has is a big­ger chal­lenge. he al­ways been my en­deav­our,” says. is still The ac­tor adds that he and an evolv­ing as a per­son

as a ac­tor. “I am learn­ing

ac­tor. It’s fa­ther, as a son, as an

keep a learn­ing process. We

That’s learn­ing and evolv­ing.

to do what I have al­ways tried

learn — learn from young­sters,

more from peo­ple who are in­tel­li­gent, learn from

a good trav­el­ling. Plus I am lis­tener,” he says.

be The ac­tor, who will soon

sea­son of launch­ing the sec­ond

that the his TV show 24, says

him big­gest sat­is­fac­tion for comes when peo­ple en­joy

see peo­ple work­ing with him. “I

I am happy around me be­cause

that part of that project and

when makes me happy. But

it they lose money, of course af­fects me,” he says.

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