Annu Kapoor, who performs a key function in Crash Course, says he has remained a struggler regardless of proving his expertise over 40-year run
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‘Crash Course’, which dropped on-line yesterday, is centred on eight college students who aspire to get into the nation’s high engineering institute. Annu Kapoor performs a shrewd businessman wanting to realize full management of the training enterprise in Kota. “He is conniving and wants to run every institute. I would be mad to say no to such a good script,” says the actor of the Amazon Prime Video providing.
In his 40-plus-year profession in Indian showbiz, the veteran actor, 66, has executed all of it — from tv to films, to OTT sequence. His resumé is dotted with memorable movies like ‘Tezaab’ (1988), ‘Darr’ (1993) and ‘Vicky Donor’ (2012), in addition to the ’90s sport present, ‘Antakshari’. However, wanting again at his profession, Kapoor believes he didn’t get his due in Hindi cinema. “[Even] after 40 long years in the film industry, every role is a challenge for me. Unfortunately, I am not one of those privileged people who got success easily. I didn’t even get my share of success, neither did things come easily to me. I am thankful to those who appreciate my work. But I am a struggler, and will remain one.”
Going ahead, the actor asserts that he’ll solely give his nod to vital roles, just like the one in his newest release. He is glad that sturdy components are coming his means. “I have done enough insignificant roles, proving my [worth] again and again as I stood next to some ham actors. I have been surviving with grace and honour. But now, either you give me my due, or get lost.”