I don't fear anybody except my father: Ranbir Kapoor

Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor says he doesn't fear anything or anyone except his actor father Rishi Kapoor. The young Bollywood star, however, says he would be fearful the day some of the top directors stop wanting to work with him.

"I don't fear anybody except my father. I am fearless. I will fear if I don't get opportunities...if tomorrow Imtiaz doesn't want to work with me or Anurag Basu doesn't want to work with me then I will be scared," Ranbir told IANS.

Post his debut film "Saawariya", Ranbir has been tasting success film after film.

"I don't let success go to my head. It's (acting is) my job and I try to do my best," he said.

Ranbir has shared the screen space with his parents - Rishi and Neetu Kapoor for the first time in the forthcoming film "Besharam".

"I was nervous before. It's been 30 years, and even today main apne papa se aankhen milake nahi baat kar paata (I can't talk to him eye-to-eye). I'm quite scared of him.

"I thought how will I work with him and in this film I have said things to him like - 'fat', 'dharti pe bojh' and even abused him. My parents are so professional that when we are working together, they never make me realise that main tere baap hoon (I'm your father). They have encouraged me a lot," he said.

He also said that his parents keep their personal life separate from their professional life.

"When they are on set they are something else. They never get their relationship on sets and don't take their characters back home," he added.

Directed by Abhinav Kashyap, "Besharam" will release Oct 2.

--

Did you know that you can get stories like this on the Yahoo mail app?
Download it here.

Latest News

  • Denver teacher's third grade assignment goes viral online

    By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A Colorado teacher who posted notes from her third grade class online and started a social media whirlwind under the hashtag #IWishMyTeacherKnew said on Friday the assignment had been a revelation for her. Kyle Schwartz, 26, asked the eight- and nine-year-olds at her Denver inner city school to write down something they wished she knew about them, partly as a writing exercise, and partly as a way for her to learn about her pupils. Schwartz, a …

  • 'King and I' gets royal treatment in new Broadway revival

    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - A revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein 1951 musical "The King and I" is getting the royal treatment on Broadway with a 29-piece orchestra and huge cast in a production critics say is breathtaking and beautiful. The show that opened on Thursday night at the Vivian Beaumont Theater tells the story of the Welsh widow, Anna Leonowens, who travels to Bangkok in the 1860s to become a teacher to the King of Siam's children. Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr …

  • After 53-year run, Univision to end 'Sabado Gigante'
    After 53-year run, Univision to end 'Sabado Gigante'

    (Reuters) - Univision Network [UVN.UL] will have a giant hole in its Saturday night line-up - "Sabado Gigante," its top-rated variety show, will be going off the air after a record-breaking 53 years, the broadcaster said on Friday. Created and hosted by Chile-born Don Francisco since 1962, "Sabado Gigante," or "Giant Saturday," is the No. 1 rated show on Saturday night among U.S. Hispanics and is the longest running TV variety show in the world, according to Guinness World Records. With its …

  • 'The Wannabe' searches for identity in mobster world
    'The Wannabe' searches for identity in mobster world

    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the waning days of the New York Mafia in the 1990s, a young man ill-suited for a life of crime decides he wants to be a gangster, a real-life quest that inspired the film "The Wannabe." Shot at 30 New York locations on a tight schedule, the film that premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival on Friday offers a different take on the gangster film. It blends fact with fiction and follows a couple who robbed New York Mafia social clubs, where mobsters …

  • U.S. must return rare double eagle gold coins to family

    The U.S. government must return 10 exceptionally rare gold coins worth millions of dollars each to a Pennsylvania family from which the purloined coins were seized a decade ago, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday. By a 2-1 vote, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia said Joan Langbord and her sons Roy and David are the rightful owners of the double eagle $20 gold pieces, after the government ignored their claim to the coins and missed a deadline to seek their forfeiture. …

  • James Franco examines self in life and art in 'The Adderall Diaries'
    James Franco examines self in life and art in 'The Adderall Diaries'

    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - James Franco, actor, director, writer, teacher and the star of the new film, "The Adderall Diaries," thrives on the variety of his multiple pursuits and has no plans to narrow his focus. "The Adderall Diaries," which is based on the 2009 true-crime memoir by author Stephen Elliott and premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, was the first book Franco optioned to make into a film. "The movie is about a guy struggling with who he is, with his art and how …

  • Bosnians boil biggest broth to cook up interest in local cuisine
    Bosnians boil biggest broth to cook up interest in local cuisine

    Aromas of comfort food wafted through Sarajevo's central square on Friday as Bosnian chefs cooked what they said was the largest ever chicken broth, in the hope of scoring a Guinness World Record. Exactly 4,124 kg (9,092 lb) of "Bey's Broth", a national speciality first made for aristocrats known as Beys during the Ottoman era, was cooked in a 2.5 metre-diameter (8 ft) pot made especially for the occasion. "We chose Bey's Broth because it is Bosnia's unique and most famous dish," said Zaim …

  • Kate Winslet says she can "never stop learning" how to act
    Kate Winslet says she can "never stop learning" how to act

    Kate Winslet has won numerous awards including an Oscar as well as widespread critical acclaim in her 20-year acting career but the "Titanic" star admits that she does not always think she has done the best she can on screen. The 39-year-old, who has received six Oscar nominations in all, is best known for her roles in the 2002 blockbuster as well as "Revolutionary Road", "Sense and Sensibility" and "The Reader" for which she won the Academy Award in 2009. …

Loading...