Dimple Kapadia has proved her acting ability much like her late husband Rajesh Khanna, who was the superstar of Hindi cinema. While Kapadia’s daughter Twinkle too had a good chance in Bollywood, besides her son-in-law Akshay Kumar has conquered his place as one of the biggest stars of B-Town today, this shows Their love for acting runs in the family.
Dimple ‘s late sister Simple dampen in acting as well in designing. Now, the vigor kid of Dimple’s family is set to take the family ahead. Simple’s son Karan Kapadia is all set to make into Bollywood with Tony D’Souza’s production next year.
Akshay Kumar shares a close bond with D’Souza, the two worked together in Blue in 2009 and Boss in 2013. It was at one of his activity that Akshay introduced the filmmaker to his brother-in-law Karan, a chance meeting that set the discussion.
Having entertained acting ambitions since his childhood, Karan says that both Akshay and his aunt Dimple Kapadia were surprised when he was 14, then told them about his desire. “They didn’t see it coming because I have always been a shy boy. But, once I told them, they were extremely happy and supportive.
Akshay and dimple warned me that it won’t be an easy journey. At the time, I was just a chubby kid who thought that I had to lose weight and bagging films, thereafter it won’t be too tough,” he says with a mocking smile.
Their words of wisdom rang in his ears as he started his Bollywood journey, a few years later. He further added, Having to study acting at Jeff Goldberg Studio in Mumbai, he landed screen tests for films. I have gone out there for auditions, I have been rejected and been told already by a few people that they don’t see any spark in me,” he laughs before adding, “However, most said that I do have potential. So, it’s good that I have been exposed to rejection early in my career.
At a time when influence is raging debate in the industry, Karan agrees that as a star kid, he has enjoyed certain advantages, but adds that his family never had to make a phone call to any producer for him. But, I do as much as I can on my own. “The youngster is currently working on his physique for his debut project with D’Souza. About launching Karan, D’Souza confirms, “Yes, we will make a film with Karan soon, but it is too early to say anything. I intend to produce films, but that will happen only after I have wrapped up my directorial Captain Nawab.”