Actor Arjun Kapoor says he hugely admires the dedication and passion his uncle Anil Kapoor has for the work.
“Whenever I go out to a party people come and say your uncle is looking good, handsome… I feel happy and proud. His dedication, passion for work is still the same regardless of his age and what he has achieved till now. I want to learn from him. I hope I can imbibe and learn this from him,” Arjun said at the IIFA awards press conference, where Anil Kapoor was also present.
The 29-year-old “2 States” star’s uncle too heaped praise on his nephew.
“I find him terrific, he is fantastic. This is just the beginning. He is going to be huge,” Anil said.
S-Cross IIFA awards will be headlined by Hrithik Roshan, Anil Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha, Parineeti Chopra, Shraddha Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar and Riteish Deshmukh. The show will be anchored by “Gunday” duo Ranveer Singh and Arjun.
“It is a big thing for me to host the award function this time. I am happy that Ranveer and I will be hosting the show. He is irreplaceable,” Arjun said.
The IIFA Rocks will be held on June 5 in Kuala Lumpur where technical awards will be presented. On June 6 two key events will take places – screening of “Dil Dhadkane Do” and IIFA fashion Extravaganza and the main award function will be held on June 7.
“IIFA’s journey over the last 16 years has been incredible and I consider myself very fortunate to be part of this phenomenon. Year after year the biggest celebration of Indian cinema gets bigger and bigger and brings new experiences to the film industry and fans alike. I am looking forward to the IIFA Weekend,” Anil said.