WEB DESK: Bollywood’s ever-green actor Anil Kapoor, 59, is still young at heart. He is very excited about his upcoming movie ‘Fanney Khan’ with ‘Pareshan’ actor Arjun Kapoor, in which the former is playing a role of a Muslim man for the very first time in his career.
According to Hindustan Times, the film, directed by ‘Rang de Basanti’ director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, will have Anil Kapoor working with his nephew Arjun Kapoor.
Speaking about the movie, Anil Kapoor said, “Arjun has a double role in the project. He is the hero, while I am just a supporting actor.” He adds that he is “looking forward” to teaming up with Arjun, who according to him is a fantastic actor.
“I am extremely excited about working with him. It’s going to be a good journey,” he adds. “Abhi toh shuruwat hain uski. Aage dekho kya karta hai woh (his career has just started; see what he does in the time to come). He adds.
After spending over three decades in the industry, Anil Kapoor is trying something new in his next flick. “Now that I have got an opportunity to play a guy who is from Bhendi Bazaar, and I’m playing a Muslim character for the first time, I’m looking forward to it. It is going to be a lot of fun. I can’t wait to sink my teeth into it.”
In his another upcoming film ‘Mubaraka’, Sonam Kapoor’s father is playing a Sikh character in the entire film.
Copyright Business Recorder, 2016