Shivrajkumar is one of the most desired actors of Sandalwood. He's been in the industry for over three decades and has featured in several blockbusters. He has a huge fan base in Karnataka, who have given him titles such as Hatrick Hero and Century Star. Shivrajkumar is also known for carrying forward the legacy of his father Dr Rajkumar, who is the face of the Kannada film industry. However, in a recent interview, Shivrajkumar himself said that he doesn't know if he's worthy of all that he's received during his journey in the industry. Is he saying Dr Rajkumar's influence made him a star? Read below...
'Don't Know If I Have Been Worthy'
Talking about the support he's received from his fans, Shivrajkumar told The News Minute, "With the passing of each year, it is incredible to think how much love I have been showered with. I don't know if I have been worthy enough to receive this though. I owe my energy to the people."
He's Blessed To Be In The Industry
"Thirty three years...I don't even know how to explain this journey. I am blessed to be in this industry, especially among fans and colleagues who have kept me engaged throughout," Shivanna said.
Does He Fear Competition?
Sandalwood has witnessed several new stars in the past decade. When asked about the competition, The Villain actor said, "Each person has got their own style. For me, more than the competition, I want to be with them and, at the same time, garner their support."
On Working With New Comers
Until a few actors, Shivrajkumar says he has no qualms working with new actors. "Being with actors like Appu (Puneeth Rajkumar), Darshan, Yash, Sudeep, Ganesh, and Dhruva itself makes me feel good. I am open to associating with the fresher lot too. Subjects, filmmakers, producers... everything about cinema drives me to take up interesting projects," he further added.