Om Puri to play General Kayani in upcoming Malala biopic

ANI| Updated: Mar 15, 2014, 09:13 AM IST

Karachi: Om Puri has revealed that he will be starring as General Kayani in an upcoming Malala Yousafzai biopic.

Kayani, the chief of army staff, had played an important role in saving the Pakistani education activist`s life.

The veteran actor told a leading daily that it was very noble what Kayani did for Malala and he`s excited to portray him in the film.

Puri added that it is important to capture the essence of the person being portray ed and not imitate him or her