New Delhi: Television superstar Ram Kapoor is a heartthrob of millions. But what the ‘Bade Achhe Lagte Hain’ actor is super excited about these days is a film he has just signed!
Ram is doing a movie which will have a couple of short stories, one of which will be directed by filmmaker Mira Nair; acclaimed for movies such as ‘Monsoon Wedding’ and ‘The Namesake’.
“I have been a huge admirer of Mira Nair’s work for as long as I can remember and it truly is a dream come true to be working with her again after ‘Monsoon Wedding’,” says Ram.
The actor spends most of his time shuttling between studios to match grueling schedules of his leading daily soap and the select movies that he does. The news is that ram is gearing up to begin shooting with Nair this week.
For the record, Nair has directed ten narrative feature films as well as several short films and documentaries. Her work has been recognized by the Cannes Film Festival, the Venice Film Festival, the Emmy Awards and the Golden Globes, among others.
Earlier, she has also used the profits of her Oscar-nominated debut movie ‘Salaam Bombay!’ to create the Salaam Baalak Trust for India’a street children.
No wonder even this time Mira will come up with yet another unique firecracker movie.
First Published: Friday, August 17, 2012, 17:22