Actor Anil Kapoor recently spoke about the changing scenario in the film industry. Having had decades of experience in the industry, the senior actor feels that hard work alone does not guarantee success. He shared his thoughts at the trailer launch event of his upcoming show, The Night Manager in Alibaug. (Read also: The Night Manager trailer: Aditya Roy Kapur and Anil Kapoor play thrilling spy games in this Indian remake)
The Night Manager stars Anil Kapoor with Aditya Roy Kapur and Shobita Dhulipala. It is the Indian adaptation of a British series in which Anil and Aditya go head-to-head against the backdrop of illegal arms trafficking. The drama series will stream on Disney+ Hotstar on February 17.
During the trailer launch, Anil shared how he has to explore new avenues to stay in work. “The first thing that should make me nervous and feel like I can’t do this is that I haven’t done anything like this before. And then I think about how I want to do my best, because without trying my best (on screen), how else will I show my face to my friends. Will directors offer me work after seeing this or will I get no work at all. I always have this nervousness and anxiety and hunger (to do a good job) all the time and it pushes me,” Indian Express quoted him.
He went on to say that he feels it is going to be difficult to get the audience excited and added: “After so many years of work it has become very, very difficult, what should I do, what have I done that people haven’t seen me yet? have seen. doing. It’s very heavy and it’s getting harder every day to get the audience excited with so many things happening. One needs blessings, hard work alone is no longer enough. The right people need to come together to make something remarkable today. The right people need to come together to make something remarkable today.”
Anil Kapoor was last seen in Jug Jugg Jeeyo, alongside Neetu Kapoor, Varun Dhawan and Kiara Advani. He has Animal and Fighter by Ranbir Kapoor alongside Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone as his upcoming projects in the pipeline.