Anil Kapoor continues to be on a roll, signs two films

Anil Kapoor is on a roll with new film assignments, an award, a foreign movie and a web series. Photo: Raindrop Media

Anil Kapoor recently inaugurated a salon in Mumbai that belongs to his make-up man, Deepak Chauhan, who has been associated with him for more than 40 years. Deepak said, “I have been working with Anil-sir for so long and I am so grateful that sir was here on this auspicious day. The experiences I’ve had with sir over the years have been nothing but brilliant. He’s always pushed me to do better and dream big.”

Anil Kapoor on the chair at his make-up man, Deepak Chauhan’s salon. Photo: Raindrop Media

On the international front, Anil was seen as a guest artiste in Jeremy Renner’s Rennervations. Anil kickstarted 2023 on a solid note by receiving rave reviews for his role of Shailendra Rungta a.k.a. Shelly in The Night Manager streaming on Disney+ Hotstar and bagging a Best Supporting Actor award for last year’s Jug Jugg Jeeyo. The prolific actor has just confirmed that he will be next filming for the high-octane action drama, Subedar, directed by Suresh Triveni, and produced by Abundantia Entertainment.

Kapoor told Variety, “I have done a lot of action films, but this is a dramatic action film. I’m excited about it. The plot is under wraps at the moment. Principal photography will commence on September 15.”

Anil also confirmed that he will play the lead in the Hindi-language adaptation of the 2019 Malayalam-language hit, Android Kunjappan Ver 5.25, a film about a father-son relationship and how their lives change when an AI humanoid enters their lives.

He is currently in the midst of filming Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s action drama, Animal, also starring Ranbir Kapoor, and the aerial action film, Fighter, also starring Hithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone and being directed by Siddharth Anand.

Even at the age of 66, Kapoor is sought after for what he brings to the table. Having worked in over 130 films, the actor is constantly trying new things, with a vision to challenge and outdo himself and prove that age is just a number.





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