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Medha Shri Dahiya
, Hindustan Times
New Delhi, February 28, 2014
First Published: 18:34 IST(28/2/2014)
Last Updated: 20:05 IST(28/2/2014)
Kids were scared of my dad, says Shakti Kapoor's son
He made his acting debut in Bollywood with Shootout at Wadala (2013), but the film industry is not a new place for actor Siddhant Kapoor, son of veteran actor Shakti Kapoor.
We asked him if his father’s onscreen persona had any impact on his school classmates, and he laughed, “Kids were initially scared of my dad. But they soon learnt that it was just an image he was playing.”
Bollywood seems to be running in his veins, with many of his family members being a part of the film industry, including Aashiqui 2 (2013) actor Shraddha Kapoor and veteran actor Padmini Kolhapure. And that makes work all the more fun! “Since my dad has so much experience and now my sister and I are also in the industry, we all discuss work and take each other’s suggestions,” says Siddhanth, who is doing movies such as Fattack, Saxxx ki Dukaan.com and Anurag Kashyap’s Ugly. He says that watching movies with family is not an ordinary experience. “After watching a movie, we all discuss it ... the strengths and dialogues,” he says, adding, “If all the aunts are home, then the house becomes a total nautanki. We have a blast.”
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