Karan Kapadia is shaping up to be one of the newest faces in Bollywood with his debut in the mystery thriller Blank, which released earlier this month. Starring Sunny Deol and Akshay Kumar, the flick has already amassed tons of attention thanks to its gripping trailer. The young Karan has a lot of expectations riding on him as the actor comes from a long lineage of certified Bollywood stardom. Born to the late actress and designer Simple Kapadia, Karan also has actors Twinkle Khanna and her husband Akshay Kumar to call family as Twinkle is his cousin. In fact, Akshay and Karan’s chemistry is one that moviegoers had been looking forward to in the film. In the wake of his debut, fans are waiting to see what Karan will do next. In advance of his prospective career, Karan sat down with Masala! to give a quick insight into his thoughts and favourites, all to introduce the world to one of Bollywood’s latest debutants. Check out the question and answer session below!
FAMILY CONNECTION: Dimple Kapadia’s late sister Simple Kapadia’s son. Twinkle Khanna’s cousin.
CALLING CARD: Blank. A thriller directed by Behzad Khambata. Co-starring Sunny Deol and Ishita Dutta.
ENTERED MOVIES BECAUSE: I have always had problems with anxiety so performing on stage or in front of the camera helps me overcome that.
BIGGEST USP: Hard work.
BEST FEATURE: Not really a feature but I’d say, it’s my height.
HERO IN FAMILY: My aunt.
THE MOVIES I GREW UP WATCHING: Everything.
BIGGEST ROMANCE: With my PlayStation.
THE STAR I WISH TO EMULATE: I don’t wish to emulate any star. I just want to be myself and let my work do the talking.