I am not a celebrity at home, neither are my kids: Anil Kapoor
theindusparent caught up with the Jhakaas actor at the unveiling of his wax statue at Madame Tassauds in Singapore.
He is popularly known as the youngest actor Bollywood has ever seen and even at the age of 60, he gives the fresh new stars a run for their money.
Yes, we're talking about Bollywood's one and only Jhakaas actor Anil Kapoor, who somehow manages to look like a 25-year-old even at the age of sixty with three grown up kids.
In Singapore, to unveil his wax statue at the Madame Tassauds, where he also launched a new interactive zone, designed by Wizcraft International as part of IIFA, the actor interacted with the press and his fans sharing some interesting facts about his normal life at home with his super popular kids.
Today marks a special day! We have officially launched the world’s first ever IIFA Awards Experience! This is the result of a special collaboration between Madame Tussauds Singapore and the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards. Officiated by the 5-time IIFA Award winner, Anil S Kapoor, we proudly present you this exciting new interactive Zone. Be sure to drop by and experience this for yourself! #IIFA #MadameTussaudsSG #MTSG #MadameTussaudsSingapore #Bollywood #AnilKapoor
It must be noted here that IIFA 2017 is taking place in New York in June. The Bollywood actor also posted pictures of his happiness and excitement on Twitter and wrote that he was humbled by the incredible honour.
— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) April 20, 2017
"We are not celebrities at home"
theindusparent had an opportunity to catch up with the actor and know about the kind of father he is at home to his two celeb kids, Sonam, Rhea and Harsh Vardhan Kapoor.
"For me, Sonam is a child and a daughter like any other father. Rhea, Harsh and Sonam all are the same to me. They are my children and not celebrities for me. Neither am I a celebrity for them, I am just their father," he said.
The Dil Dhadakne Do star added that at home he is like any other parent and wishes for the well-being of his kids.
"Of course, all parents get worried about their children and we wish for their well-being in every sphere of life. As kids, as students, they will always remain my children even when they are 50-years-old and get married and have children. And I become a grandfather or a great-grandfather, they will always remain my children," he added.
Parenting is a learning process...
When asked to share some parenting tips he swears by the Parinda star said," I am also learning how to be a good parent and I think both kids and parents should keep on learning to make each others' lives happier and healthier," adding that,"As parents, we should let the children be and let them be independent. Plus there has to be a certain amount of discipline as well. It's a combination of the two."
You can catch up the full interview here:
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