No regrets, because I am working non-stop: Sunil Grover on quitting Kapil Sharma’s show

Claiming that he does not regret quitting The Kapil Sharma Show following a spat with Kapil Sharma, Sunil Grover has reportedly said, “No regrets as such, because I am working non-stop. This break from television has given me a chance to do some serious live shows. I love the live synergy.”
Sunil Grover has been doing several live shows and performances ever since he stopped shooting for The Kapil Sharma Show.
Sunil Grover has been doing several live shows and performances ever since he stopped shooting for The Kapil Sharma Show.
Updated on Apr 30, 2017 10:44 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Now that the controversy around TV comedians Kapil Sharma and Sunil Grover in-flight fight has died down, Grover has said he does not regret quitting The Kapil Sharma Show.

Sunil Grover and Kapil Sharma in a still from The Kapil Sharma Show.
Sunil Grover and Kapil Sharma in a still from The Kapil Sharma Show.

Talking to DNA, Sunil said, “No regrets as such, because I am working non-stop. My mother never had to ask, ‘Beta, tu kaam par kyon nahin jaa raha hai?’”

He expressed happiness at doing live shows. “This break from television has given me a chance to do some serious live shows. I love the live synergy. Right now, as we speak I am in the middle of a performance in Baroda with Sunidhi Chauhan. The audience’s response is overwhelming. Watching them, I know I wouldn’t have to sit at home even if I didn’t do television.”

On returning to TV, the actor said, “I won’t deny the fact that there are offers. Yes, I’ve been asked to do another show. But until I am contract-bound with Sony. There is nothing else that I can talk about, let alone contemplate or accept. Once I am free to look at my options on television, I will speak about the offers.”

The comedian also said, “I was in 92 of those 100 episodes (of The Kapil Sharma Show). So what if I missed out my century by eight runs? If Sachin Tendulkar only thought of centuries, he wouldn’t be the legend that he is. I don’t want to sound arrogant. I am happy I did those 92 episodes of the show. I carry beautiful memories of the experience. Now it’s time to move on.”

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