The actor opened up about his admiration for former screenwriter Salim Khan when he appeared on The Kapil Sharma Show.
Salim Khan was the biggest influence in my life, says Kiran Kumar
Mumbai - 18 Apr 2019 10:42 IST
Updated : 11:06 IST
Actor Kiran Kumar says Hindi film industry's popular scriptwriter Salim Khan has been the biggest influence on his life.
The actor opened up about his admiration for Salim Khan when he appeared on The Kapil Sharma Show, read a statement.
"Salim Khanji was the biggest influence in my life. At a very young age when I was a rebel, my father (actor Jeevan Kumarji) was very uncertain about my future. It is then that Salim saab asked my father to shift me to a boarding school based in Indore which completely changed my life," Kiran said.
He added: "Salim Khanji even recommended my name to play the character of villain in the 1988 film Falak starring Jackie Shroff, Rakhee Gulzar in the lead roles and then I was blessed with number of antagonist roles in the industry such as Lotiya Pathan in Tezaab (1988), Nagdansh in Vishwatma (1992) and many more."
Kiran joined the Sony Entertainment Television show along with his colleagues Ranjeet and Gulshan Grover.