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01-15-2013, 11:00 PM #1
People disrespected theatre in Mumbai: Pankaj KapoorVeteran actor Pankaj Kapoor says he tried to establish theatre in Mumbai, but stopped his attempt after seeing that people hardly came forward to be a part of it. He says they ran after TV instead.
Before heading to Mumbai years back, the 58-year-old pursued theatre in the capital.
"When I was doing theatre in Mumbai, actors won't come because they had television. For many years, I did theatre religiously and in Mumbai, I saw people disrespecting it and it hurt me very badly," Pankaj told IANS.
"I decided I will not do it until another opportunity comes my way and people respect this art called theatre," added the actor, who has even had a successful TV career with shows like "Karamchand", "Zabaan Sambhalke" and "Office Office"....being a human...