Shabana Azmi to be part of UK play

IANS| Updated: Aug 24, 2014, 10:22 AM IST

Mumbai: Veteran actress Shabana Azmi is heading to London for two months to be part of award-winning theatre company Rifco Arts` next production `Happy Birthday Sunita`.

The play will be directed by Bryan Savery and Parvesh Kumar. The 63-year-old actress is playing a typical, middle-class, Punjabi housewife in the stage venture.

"Leaving in a few hours for UK for 2 months to act in Rifco Arts` `Happy Birthday Sunita`. Wish me luck friends. Theatre is a different ballgame," Azmi posted on Twitter.

Rifco Arts has previously produced plays such as `Britain`s Got Bhangra`, `Break The Floorboards` and `Deranged Marriage`.

Besides Azmi, the play also has actors Ameet Chana, Russell Floyd, Clara Indrani and Goldy Notay.