Even though actor Annu Kapoor is considered a storehouse of talent, it’s commonly believed that the veteran actor has never really got his due. Having been part of the Hindi film industry for roughly three decades, he only received his first National Award as an actor earlier this month, for
Vicky Donor (2012), though he had previously won a National Award for his debut directorial venture, Abhay (1994), in the children’s films category.
In a candid conversation, he opens up about the insignificant offers that have come his way, the frustration of his job and what lies ahead.
Your first thoughts on winning the National Award?
Of course, I am overwhelmed. I am thankful to the people who have supported me all this while and continue to do so even today.
Why don’t we see more of you in films?
I wasn’t getting good offers. Wha