Never discouraged daughters from anything: Anil Kapoor

By Hindustan Times

Bollywood is a tough industry and maybe his daughters Sonam and Rhea could have chosen something "safer" but proud papa Anil Kapoor says he has always encouraged them to do whatever they wanted to and will continue to back them in their endeavours. "This is a tough industry. You feel that it's better if your kids choose something else which is safer, which is less speculative, which is less in the face. Here both success and failure are for public scrutiny. In other professions, even if you can't make it or you change your profession, no one will get to know," Anil told IANS in an interview.

"This is a very, very challenging profession. And they have decided to be in it; so I have encouraged them (daughters); I have never discouraged them," he added.