By: Express News Service |
Published: January 14, 2018 3:36 am

Rishi Kapoor with PIFF Director Jabbar Patel at the Raj Kapoor Pavilion on Saturday. (Express Photo)

Members of the ‘Kapoor khaandan’ do have certain advantages when they venture into the film industry, but they also have to face quite a heavy burden of expectations, actor Rishi Kapoor said on Saturday. Kapoor was discussing his cinematic journey with the audience during a candid chat on ‘Contribution of an actor to cinema’, at the 16th Pune International Film Festival’s PIFF Forum.  Countering the oft-repeated charges of nepotism against the Hindi film industry, he insisted there was no such thing, as an actor had to build a career solely based on his or her talent.

“It is an advantage to be born in the epic Kapoor family and to be known by that name, but it is also a burden…

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