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Developing scripts, but acting is top priority: Kunal Kapoor

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Lack of good offers has made Kunal develop his own stories, ranging from a romantic-comedy to a biopic, but the said that acting would remain his top priority.

"I felt the content that I was looking for was not coming my way. So I decided to develop things in which I had my heart. I am working on four scripts and I am very excited about it," Kunal told

The said that the four stories are different from each other and he might even act in them.

"There is an out-an-out action film, an ensemble film set in Varanasi, another ensemble romantic-comedy set in and a biopic," he said.

He added that an official announcement would be made soon and he might act in all four of them.

"I enjoy every aspect of filmmaking. I did start as an so, at some point, I would like to direct. But today acting is my top priority and I would like to focus on that," the 38-year-old said.

He may not be seen frequently in films as the exciting offers are few and far between but the actor said that he tries his best to display his versatility in his work.

"In the recent past, I had the chance to work with directors like Tigmanshu Dhulia, Gauri Shinde, and From playing a soldier ('Raagdesh') or a ('Gold) or a ('Dear Zindagi') or an 18th century warrior ('Veeram'). I feel great that the work has been diverse.

"It is essential to be seen as an actor but there is no point in doing work that you do not believe in. Even if it is one film a year, I am OK with it. I never approach films as big or small. If the script is interesting, I do it," he said.

Meanwhile, Kunal and have been roped in to raise funds for NGOs dedicated to the welfare of animals in by Animal Planet. The two actors have launched the campaign "Be Kind to All Kind".

"I have always been an animal lover. I felt something like this needs to be highlighted. It was an easy decision as it is in sync with what I believe in.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, July 14 2018. 16:20 IST
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