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My father cut me off when I was 18: Sonam Kapoor

Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor says her father and actor Anil Kapoor had cut her off when she turned 18, compelling her to take her own decision in her personal as well professional life.

She added that “every misstep and every triumph” in her journey in the showbiz has been her own.

When asked about what it was like being the daughter of an actor in terms of privileges and perks when she entered the industry, Sonam said: “My father cut me off when I was 18… He said you want to become an adult, become an adult.

“I had to take responsibility and I did … and it is one of the best things anybody has ever done for me. You know he said that I never want to make a decision for you. I can tell you what is right or what is wrong but at the end you have to make your own decision.”

The actress, who had her share of setbacks in the industry — be it with “Saawariya” or “Mausam”, also shares that she loves her father for taking this firm decision.

She said: “I love it, because I can attribute a lot to my father … but every decision that I made in my career, every misstep and every triumph has all been my own.”

Sonam, who earned applause for films like “Raanjhanaa” and “Neerja”, opened up about how it is being a star kid while talking to actress Tara Sharma in her “The Tara Sharma Show”, read a statement.

The episode of the fourth season will air on Star World and Star World HD on Sunday.

About her career, the “Khoobsurat” star said that even though she aspired to be like her father, she never really wanted to be an actor initially.

She also mentioned how she would like to start a family some day, but isn’t looking to settle down any time soon.

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