In the 2022 book The Big Bang Theory: The Definitive, Inside Story of the Epic Hit Series, Kunal Nayyar recalled an interaction with Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady that he will never forget. One day they called him to a meeting – fortunately not to fire him – to check in with him. They wanted to make sure he was making the right decisions and surrounding himself with the right people early in his acting career. “I’ll never forget what Chuck said to me next. He said, ‘Kunal, the only way to survive in this industry is humility,'” Nayyar said, and while he didn’t quite get it then, he does now appreciates their knowledge.
If there’s anyone who knows what it takes to make it in the entertainment industry, it’s Chuck Lorre. Once known by many as “the angriest man on TV,” his reputation has come a long way, and aside from The Big Bang Theory, he has found great success with many shows – Two and a Half Men, Mom, ” and many more. As he explained to The Hollywood Reporter in a 2019 interview, it’s important to keep your head on your shoulders in Hollywood. Otherwise things will take a turn for the worse in a short period of time. “A hostile work environment doesn’t create good things It generates fear, anxiety and colitis,” Lorre said.
Thanks to Chuck Lorre, Bill Prady and his work on The Big Bang Theory, Kunal Nayyar is a star now. It’s safe to say that his fateful conversation with Lorre and Prady helped set him on the path to success.
https://www.looper.com/1041048/why-the-big-bang-theory-creators-once-had-to-sit-kunal-nayyar-down-for-some-tough-love/ Why the creators of the Big Bang Theory once had to put Kunal Nayyar down for a tough love