Anil kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Ileana D’Cruz, Athiya Shetty, Anees Bazmee, Rahul Dev, Karan Kundra, Neha Sharma, and Pawan Malhotra attended Mubarakan Night – Sangeet Ceremony, promotional event of their upcoming film Mubarakan on Thursday in Mumbai. Anil and Arjun had short fun interaction with each other during the event and in that, Anil revealed that Raj Kapoor had greatest influence on him from Indian film industry.
When asked Arjun asked Anil about his greatest influence on him in entertainment industry, Anil replied, “Without any discussion it has to Raj Kapoor. He is a greatest showman, fantastic entertainer, great director and his films used to be really entertaining. His all films has have such recall value that they are still so much relevant in today’s time as well be it films like Shri 420, Aawara, Mera Naam Jokar, Bobby, Jaagto Raho , Prem Rog and many more. His films music and background score was also so unbelievable. He was absolutely extra-ordinary. A true Indian filmmaker who believed in presenting heroines so beautifully.”
“When I was working with heroines, I always used to take care of my heroines. If you see my films there are so many films where you can see my female co-stars looked and performed better and had better roles but I was very proud to be associated with those films”
“I don’t think there is anybody who has presented their heroines so well than Raj Kapoor so for me, he is the greatest influence in my life from the Indian films industry”
When Arjun asked Anil about who was the naughtiest kid among three brothers, Anil said, “I was the naughtiest kid among all my brothers. Bonny and Sanjay used to get catched by my parents but I never used to get catched after doing mischief’s. Sanjay was the most decent one among us and Bonny and I used to fight a lot and he used to hit me very often but his contribution in my career has been tremendous. We are more than brothers we are like friends. It’s a bond which difficult to describe. We both started our career at the same time. We made some good films together, we together gave all our blood, sweat, money and property to make films what we wanted to make and that’s what me and Bonny are and always will be till our dying day”.
When Arjun asked him about his favorite co-star from Mubarakan, Anil said, “My favorite co-star in the film is Pawan Malhotra. I have many scenes with him in the film. They all are entertaining. I really had fun while working with him.”.
Mubarakan is directed by Anees Bazmee and it is releasing on 28 July, 2017.