"I am humbled and honoured. Actors dream of receiving such reviews from well-known critics," Kher says over a phone call from New York, reports Mid-day.
The actor's latest film, Hotel Mumbai, based on the 2008 terror attacks in the city, has been appreciated at festivals. "I am proud of being an Indian actor, and am happy to [earn] praise for my country," says Kher, who has charted a 13-year-long journey overseas following his international debut with Bend It Like Beckham.Earning the tag of being a "dependable" actor, Kher seems to be secure in the knowledge that he's found a place in Hollywood. "It makes me feel awesome," he chimes, adding that his offerings, including Bend It Like Beckham, Silver Linings Playbook (2012), The Big Sick (2017) and New Amsterdam raked in the moolah, and earned a place in people's hearts.