Anil Kapoor got positive reviews for his role in ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’, directed by Zoya Akhtar. However, he recently revealed that basically, he was quite hesitant to play Priyanka Chopra’s father’s role within the movie.
Spilling the beans about an equivalent, Anil Kapoor reportedly told a news portal that he has been ‘quite brave’ from the start of his career and played an older character in ‘Lamhe.’ However, playing father to Priyanka Chopra was awkward for him because they were earlier alleged to do films where he was romantically paired together with her.
Elaborating further, Anil added that his son Harshvardhan Kapoor convinced him to require up the role. Harsh reportedly told Anil that he’s not her father which he’s just playing a task.
‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ had Anil playing a business magnate on the verge of bankruptcy, with Priyanka and Ranveer playing his children. The film also featured Anushka Sharma, Farhan Akhtar, Rahul Bose, and Shefali Shah.
Meanwhile, on the work front, Anil will next be seen in Raj Mehta’s ‘Jug Jugg Jeeyo’ co-starring Neetu Kapoor, Varun Dhawan Kiara Advani in lead roles.
Apart from this, Anil is additionally a neighborhood of Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s upcoming film, ‘Animal.’ It also stars Ranbir Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra, and Bobby Deol in lead roles.