"Also, they have to develop a keen interest in people, because people, various people, are the bank of actors. The more they will know people, the more they will know emotion, the more they will know various aspects of anger, nine Rasas. So, I think that is what is important, and not to carry the burden of whom you become. There are no shortcuts in acting," he added.
On the work front, Kher features as an anchor in the recently released documentary film "Bhuj: The Day India Shook".
Sharing his experience of being a part of the project, the actor said: "In a project like this, 'not acting' is the most important thing. You have to first understand the essence of it. You are like a 'sutradhar', a narrator who has a soul, who empathises with them, who does not indulge in self-pity. It is like when you do meditation, in a state of meditation you have to say things that people relate to. You can't fake it."
"It is something that comes with experience as a person, not necessarily as an actor. It comes from a word called empathy. That's how I approached it with a total sense of purity. In my mind it was a tribute to all the people that suffered losses," the veteran actor further said.
Quizzed what intrigued him to take part in the documentary film, Kher replied: "It was easy to say that I want to do this Discovery project. It's historically and geographically a very important incident, not only in India but anywhere in the world, speaks about how we are at the brink of any disaster happening, how life can be totally changed."