All my life I never got an opportunity to act: Rishi Kapoor

By HT

At 60, Rishi Kapoor is breaking his image of a romantic hero and playing characters that he has never played before. With this, he aspires to get recognised as one of the best actors of the country.

You have changed your image of a romantic hero by experimenting with different roles in your recent films. Is it a conscious decision?
It’s a conscious decision. I’m an actor and an actor should be able to play all kinds of roles. Even the look of every character you see in my film is different. I’m not repeating myself. All my life I only sang songs. All my life I never got an opportunity to act. Today is the first time in this phase of my career that I’ve got acting assignments and I’m trying to do my best. I’m trying to tell th