Shekhar Kapoor on R Balki asking to seek out higher actor than Ranbir and Alia: 'I simply noticed Kai Po Che'

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Shekhar Kapur on R Balki asking if there may be any actor higher than Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt& 

Key Highlights

  • Shekhar Kapur shared his disagreement with R Balki’s assertion of asking to discover a higher actor than Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt
  • The Mr India director acknowledged that he had watched Kai Po Che and noticed beautiful performances by younger actors
  • He additionally went on to share a listing of names of actors for whom he has discovered respect

The debate round nepotism has taken a brand new flip as filmmaker R Balki earlier today asks for anybody to discover a higher actor than Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt. The filmmaker has acquired criticism over his assertion together with Bulbbul actor Avinash Tiwary. The newest to slam the director is filmmaker Shekhar Kapur. 

He shared a tweet whereby he acknowledged that he had watched the movie Kai Po Che (2013), which starred Sushant Singh Rajput, Amit Sadh and Rajkummar Rao, and their performances have been ‘beautiful plausible.’ He shared how though he has large respect for R Balki, he appeared to disagree with him. 

He wrote, “Have huge respect for you, Balki. But i just saw Kai Po Che again last night. Three new young actors at that time. And stunning believable performances by each.”

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Further, he added that among the finest actors have come from theatre. He then listed a number of actor’s names like Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Satish Kaushik, Seema Biswas, and a few Hollywood stars.

He wrote, “Best actors today are coming from theatre. Theres new found respect for them. And confidence. I’ve worked with Naseer, Shabana,Satish Kaushik, Seema Biswas and entire cast of Bandit Queen, Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Heath Ledger Daniel Craig Eddy Redmayne…All are from theatre.”

Earlier today, Bulbbul actor Avinash Tiwary shared a tweet questioning R Balki what if all actors had the identical alternatives as star children. He wrote, “Dear #RBalki Sir, you would not know of the better Actors if they are not given an opportunity and you don’t step out to watch them.” Adding, that although many star children are good however to say that no different actor is healthier than them, may be corrected if sufficient alternatives are given to others. 


Talking about nepotism and the way star children have higher probabilities with out expertise, the Padman director mentioned that though star children get simpler entry to alternatives firstly of their profession, all of it involves expertise later. 

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