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Anil Kapoor scolded by wife before ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ bagged an Oscar

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Bollywood’s youngest and most handsome hero who defies age is none other than our lovable ‘Jhakaas’ star Anil Kapoor. Yes, it seems like the ‘Ram Lakhan’ star has found the elixir of youth for even at this age, he looks like his son Harshvardhan Kapoor‘s elder brother.

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The actor had gone on to be a part of history when ‘Slumdog Millionaire’, that had a number of Indian actors, swept the Oscars in 2009. It was a historic moment for the entire team but Kapoor Sr. remembers the occasion for being scolded by his wife Sunita Kapoor.

Speaking at an event to celebrate ten years of the iconic win, along with Gulzar and AR Rahman, Anil Kapoor said, “For the family, Oscar doesn’t matter. My wife and I were discussing Sonam (daughter) the night before Oscar! I said ‘let me sleep now’ and she said ‘leave Oscar, listen to me first.’ So even then, the family was my priority. I got a lot of firing from Sunita the night before Oscar ceremony.

The 62-year-old actor said winning the Oscar was phenomenal and a moment the entire country was “proud” of.

A Danny Boyle directorial, ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ featured Anil Kapoor, Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Irrfan Khan and many others in pivotal roles. The movie received 10 nominations at the 81st Academy Awards, out of which the film bagged eight trophies.

On the work front, Anil Kapoor recent release ‘Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga’ co-starring Sonam Kapoor, Rajkummar Rao, Juhi Chawla is slowly gaining a foothold at the box-office. The actor also has ‘Double Dhamaal‘ and ‘Takht’ in his kitty.

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