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“ANIL HAS BEEN IN THIS LINE FOR 30 YEARS, I HAVE BEEN IN THIS LINE FOR OVER 20 YEARS. BUT UNFORTUNATELY, NOBODY HAS CAST US TOGETHER. IT’S NEVER TOO LATE. WE BOTH ARE DOING FILMS AND ARE ACTIVE. I AM SURE ONE DAY YOU’LL FIND US BOTH FACING THE CAMERA TOGETHER,” SANJAY TOLD IANS
Actor-producer Sanjay Kapoor has been part of the Hindi film fraternity for over two decades, but he has never got the opportunity to work with his elder brother and actor Anil Kapoor. But all’s not lost yet and he believes that one day, they will share screen space.
“Anil has been in this line for 30 years, I have been in this line for over 20 years. But unfortunately, nobody has cast us together. It’s never too late. We both are doing films and are active. I am sure one day you’ll find us both facing the camera together,” Sanjay told IANS. (Also Read: Anil Kapoor: 24 Season 2 Has Double the Adrenaline)
Sanjay, who made his acting debut in 1995 with the film Prem, also turned producer with the 2014 film Tevar, starring his nephew, actor Arjun Kapoor. But for now, he does not want to get into direction.
When asked if he wants to explore direction, he said: “Not as of now. I can do a lot of backseat driving. I mean, when you are a producer or actor you feel ‘This could’ve been like this or that, but direction is not easy. You have to be very focused when you decide to direct a film.”
The Raja actor says that if he ever directs a film, he would “only want to concentrate on it”.
“As of now, I don’t want do it. I’m very happy producing and acting in films,” said Sanjay, who was last seen in Vikas Bahl’s Shaandaar as a Sindhi business tycoon. The film also features actors Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt.
ANUPAM KHER WROTE ON TWITTER: SHOT FOR NEERAJ PANDEY’S BIOPIC ON MS DHONI. AS USUAL A GREAT START. HAD TO CUT MY MOUSTACHE FOR THE ROLE AFTER MANY YEARS. SUSHANT SINGH RAJPUT, WHO PLAYS THE TITULAR ROLE IN THE BIOPIC, HAD EARLIER EXPRESSED HIS ADMIRATION FOR THE ACTOR ON TWITTER
Actor Anupam Kher has shaved off his moustache to play cricketer MS Dhoni’s father Pan Singh in Neeraj Pandey’s M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story. (Also Read: Anupam Kher Plays Dhoni’s Father in Biopic)
“THESE RUMOURS ARE CLEARLY SOMEONE’S IMAGINATION RUNNING WILD. THOUGH THIS MAKES FODDER FOR GOSSIP, IT IS CATEGORICALLY AND ENTIRELY UNTRUE. THESE STORIES ARE MISLEADING TO THE AUDIENCE AND FANS IN GENERAL. SUCH IDLE GOSSIP IS REALLY AVOIDABLE AND CHILDISH,” SAID KATRINA’S SPOKESPERSON
Actress Katrina Kaif has not asked filmmaker Anurag Basu to ‘fire up’ her chemistry with boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor in their upcoming comedy-drama film Jagga Jasoos, said her spokesperson.
Katrina is reportedly worried about Ranbir’s chemistry with his former girlfriend, actress Deepika Padukone’s in upcoming film Tamasha.
“These rumours are clearly someone’s imagination running wild. Though this makes fodder for gossip, it is categorically and entirely untrue. These stories are misleading to the audience and fans in general. Such idle gossip is really avoidable and childish,” Katrina’s spokesperson said in a statement. (Also Read: Why the Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif Romance Won’t Help Jagga Jasoos)
Deepika and Ranbir are returning on the silver screen together after two years in filmmaker Imtiaz Ali’s Tamasha, which is slated to release on November 27. (Also Read: Why Ranbir, Deepika’s TamashaPics Made it to Social Media)
KATRINA KAIF, WHO CO-ENDORSES A COSMETIC BRAND WITH SONAM KAPOOR, HAS REPORTEDLY BEEN APPROACHED BY THE ACTRESS FOR THE ROLE OF A PARALLEL LEAD IN A NEW CHICK FLICK. KATRINA IS APPARENTLY CONSIDERING THE OFFER QUITE SERIOUSLY AND WILL SOON BE SITTING FOR A FILM NARRATION SESSION AS WELL
Actress Sonam Kapoor has reportedly approached Katrina Kaif for the role of a parallel lead in a new chick flick. The film is slated to go on floors next year, after Sonam has completed the shooting of Battle For Bittora.
Katrina, who co-endorses a cosmetic brand with Sonam, is apparently considering the offer quite seriously and will soon be sitting for a film narration session as well. The yet-untitled film will also mark Sonam’s sister Rhea Kapoor debut as director.
The film may also star actresses Huma Qureshi and Anushka Sharma. Rhea has so far produced Aisha, khoobsoorat and Battle For Bittora, all starring Sonam in the lead role. (Also Read: Katrina Kaif on Why It’s OK to Pay Some Actors More Than Others)
Meanwhile, Sonam Kapoor, who was last seen in Dolly Ki Doli, is awaiting the release of Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, in which she stars opposite Salman Khan. The Sooraj Barjatya-directed film is slated to hit the screens on November 12.
After that she will be seen in Ram Madhvani’s biopic on Indian flight attendant Neerja Bhanot, who was shot dead by terrorists who hijacked the Mumbai-New York flight at Karachi on 5 September 1986. (Also Read: Feel Blessed to Play Neerja Bhanot in Biopic, Says Sonam Kapoor)