New Delhi, April 11
He has been part of the film industry for almost three
decades. Veteran actor Anupam Kher says that there was a
lot of togetherness earlier in the industry, but Bollywood
has now become professional but impersonal.
"The industry has become more professional, which
is very good, but at the same time it is getting very impersonal,"
Kher told IANS in an interview here.
"When there were no vanity vans, no mobiles, there
was a lot of togetherness. People used to sit down, talk
to each other and share their thoughts. But now, there is
an aloofness. It is fine but I am a people-oriented person
so I do go to my co-stars' vans and talk to them,"
The Padma Shri awardee made a mark in Bollywood with his
powerful performance in "Saaransh", after which
he did variety of roles like a ruthless villain in "Karma"
to tickling the audiences' funny bone in "Lamhe".
"The future of Indian cinema is very bright. Now you
can make movies you believe in you don't have to follow
a certain formula, which is very good," he added.
"There was a time when it was difficult to imagine
small films doing great business but now it is happening.
Right from 'Khosla Ka Ghosla', 'A Wednesday' and 'Kahaani'
- they are a proof that if small films are made well, they
have an audience today, it doesn't necessarily be an art
The 57-year-old is against the demarcation of actors as
actors and character actors.