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Anil Kapoor’s first stint on camera? In class 7, without his parents’ knowledge

Anil Kapoor’s first stint on camera? In class 7, without his parents’ knowledge

Anil Kapoor's old interview on his first acting role

From humble beginnings, achieving stardom to working in international projects, actor Anil Kapoor’s journey as a performer has been very inspirational. Initially, after doing some minor roles in movies, the actor played his first leading role in Hindi films in ‘Woh Saat Din’ (1983). The actor has been in the film industry for over three decades now, and certainly the journey hasn’t been all easy for him. The actor had made his first Hindi film appearance with director Umesh Mehra’s ‘Hamare Tumhare’ (1979) playing a small role in it.

However, not many would know that way before ‘Hamare Tumhare’, the actor had played the childhood role of veteran actor Shashi Kapoor in film ‘Tu Payal Mein Geet’. Recently, we stumbled upon an old interview of the actor where he recalled about his first stint in acting when he was in the 7th standard, the time when he passed his first audition. But, surprisingly the actor didn’t tell his parents about it until he started shooting for the movie. Yes! You read that right.

On Karan Thapar’s show ‘Face to Face’, Anil shared that he never imagined that he would be a star. But, definitely he wanted to be an actor as it was always his dream to be one. And he was in his 7th standard when he got this first opportunity through one of his friends, who knew about his love and passion for performing. The actor said on the show, “I had a friend of mine whose father was a junior artist supplier and then he was looking for out for a kid who would look like Shashi Kapoor and who could play junior Shashi Kapoor and that’s the time I said ‘Okay fine and I told him I said yeah I have spoken to my mother and father, and they said yes’. I passed the audition and you know and then I didn’t tell my parents, I said let me get into the continuity, let me start shooting then I’ll tell them otherwise then they won’t let me work, let me act in the film, so that’s what I did.” (Also Read: When Anil Kapoor’s acting tips turned into his loss, and Jackie Shroff’s gain)

Further, he shared about the first day of his shooting and revealed how his family came to know about him doing this film.

“And I went to Roop Tara studios, I think that’s where they the first shooting was. I was shooting with Pran saab and I did this one scene and that’s it and I was in the film and in the night when I came back, I was… I had the makeup on, I didn’t remove the makeup because I wanted everyone to know that I had become an actor and I kept that makeup on for three days… two days, sorry. And overnight then didn’t take a bath, shower in the morning, and next day I went to school with my makeup, so that in the assembly all my school friends and the whole school could see that here’s someone who’s special. Here’s the one who has makeup on, and he’s an actor so he’s special comparatively.”

Quite an interesting incident, we must say!

Sadly, Anil’s debut film (as a child artist) ‘Tu Payal Mein Geet’ did not get a theatrical release, as it was shelved. But, the passion for acting in him never stopped and the rest as they say is history.

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When an old wish of Anushka's mother was fulfilled, in an unbelievable turn of events

There’s no doubt that actress Anushka Sharma had a dream debut when she was cast opposite superstar Shah Rukh Khan in her first film ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’. Following this, it was her third release ‘Band Baaja Baaraat’ (2010) that proved to be a turning point in her career. And since then there has been no looking back for this gorgeous powerhouse performer. Time and again, she has proved her mettle as an actor, and even as a producer with films like ‘NH10’. Throughout this nine year long journey, Anushka’s family has indeed been her constant motivation and support that have always kept her going ahead.

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Recently, we stumbled upon an old interview of Anushka Sharma where the actress revealed an interesting incident. Anushka revealed when she got to know that her mother Ashima Sharma always wanted her to be an actress.

It was during Anushka’s conversation on show ‘India’s Most Desirable’ when after listening to her mother Ashima Sharma’s message that had been recorded for her, the actress asked host Simi Garewal if she can say something about her mum. And then the actress went on to share this incident from the time when she had got the news of been signed on for ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’. (Also Read: Did you know? Little Abhishek Bachchan found his mother’s films very depressing)

She said, “There was this one time I was driving back from Yash Raj Studios and I got the news, Adi (Aditya Chopra) told me. And I was driving back and I couldn’t drive anymore because I was crying. I was so happy.. I was crying. So I stopped… I stopped the car and I pulled over and I called my mother and I told her that I got this film. And you know what my mum told me? There’s this turtle that used to be there in my living room. It was I think some Feng Shui thing. You just open the turtle and you put something like a wish inside that turtle and you shut it. And when your wish comes true you take it out. So she never never told me about this. But then she came down after she heard that I have got the film she opened that and showed it to me. She’d written it there ‘I hope my daughter stars in a Yash Raj film’. I swear… it’s unbelievable. So I think somewhere she always wanted me to be an actress.”

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Upon hearing this, Simi reacted, “What are you saying?” Anushka added, “She said that she’d written this long ago, one thing for my brother and one thing for me.” Simi immediately asked if what was written for her brother came true as well, to which, Anushka nodded her head in agreement. And then when Simi asked Anushka if she (Simi) could write something in this magical, wish-fulfilling turtle, Anushka smiled and said, “You have to meet my mom right (smiles) she has some direct contact with God.”

Indeed, every parent wishes the best for his/her children and this incident is something that showcases this perfectly. Unbelievable, unforgettable, and totally lovable.

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When a little Shahid found his mother Neelima Azeem crying and became her strength

For a young kid, it is really hard to believe and understand that his/her parents are getting divorced. This difficult time was hit on actor Shahid Kapoor, who was just three years old when his parents Pankaj Kapur and Neelima Azeem got separated from each other. In his first growing years, Shahid lived and spent much more time with his mother in Delhi at that time. The actor mother believes that as a single divorced woman bringing up a child would have been hard for his mother but nobody can understand this better than her. But, as a mother, for Neelima Azeem her son Shahid turned her strength when he was just four years old.

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Recently, we stumbled upon an old interview of Shahid Kapoor. The actor had appeared as the celebrity guest on host Simi Garewal’s talk show ‘India’s Most Desirable’. And it was his mother Neelima herself who shared (through a special message) a heart touching incident between her and little Shahid. It was during the actor’s conversation when the host asked him that did his mother ever tell him about what she was going through, her kind of personal turmoil or did she not. To which, Shahid replied, “We were friends, so I mean we kind of spoke about everything. I spoke about how I felt, she spoke about how she felt.” (Also Read: Shahid Kapoor’s first heartbreak: Two most painful minutes of his life)

As he finished saying this, it was Neelima Azeem’s voice that was heard then. Her message recorded for him was played on a LED TV screen where she said, “Something so personal I want to share here with you is that when he was only four years old I mean obviously there were moments when at night I used to you know sometimes let go of the pain and the fears that come along with the divorce especially when you are as young as that. And I remember that I was… he found me crying maybe at some late hour at night and he took me on his chest at four years and he said ‘Mumma why you crying you know Main Hoon Na.’ I mean literally that film came (later on) and he said ‘Main Hoon Na’. And I don’t know from there onwards it just.. it just hit me that he is there with me you know and there is nothing to worry.”

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On hearing this, Simi immediately asked, “Even now! You’re still there for her.” Shahid took a slight pause and replied, “I hope I am. But, when you become an adult and when you start working around the clock I always live with the guilt that I don’t give enough time to my family. So I hope I’m there for her.”

Shahid even mentioned in the show that his mother Neelima had never made him feel a hard time and her pain, being she was very good with that to hide.

Indeed, it is such a heart touching incident to remember shared by Shahid’s mother.

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