At the trailer launch of Krrish 3 where Anil Kapoor was present Hrithik Roshan said that he no longer refers to him as Anil Uncle: He stated that, “I have dropped the uncle; because there’s no way he can look like an uncle.”
Rakesh Roshan had requested Anil Kapoor to host the trailer launch of Krrish 3 to which he agreed immediately.
Hrithik said in the event that the he was deeply influenced by Anil Kapoor’s acting style.
“Thank you” for being such an incredible influence on me as an actor. When I started off, I remember every single person who was observing me told me, ‘You are so much like Anil Kapoor.’ I was his assistant for four years while my dad was working with him, so my entire model of acting is based on him.” Hrithik said, Addressing Anil Kapoor.
However, the veteran actor laughed it off, saying, “Everyone has their own style. But when Hrithik said that, I was moved. I respect him, because hardworking people have always impressed me. When they were working together for Kaho Na Pyaar Hai (2000), Rakesh would tell me, ‘Yeh bilkul tere jaisa hai (He is like you).’ But I would deny that.”
Kapoor has worked with the veteran director in several films, including Kala Bazaar (1989), Kishen Kanhaiya (1990) and Khel (1991; on which Hrithik was assisting his father.