Anupam Kher to play a Pakistani father

Anupam Kher is on to the big time in Hollywood. Barely had we digested the startling news of his principal role in the big Hollywood film Mumbai Hotel based on the 9/11 terror attack on Hotel Taj , when now news comes that Anupam will star in yet another big Hollywood production .

Entitled Big Sick, the film will see Anupam play a Pakistani father to the celebrated Pakistani-American stand-up comedian Kumail Nanjiani.

Says Anupam enthusiastically, “Big Sick is a very special film because it is my 500th film. I also get to share screen space with some of the biggest talents including the legendary actress Holly Hunter,  Ray Romano the actor from Everybody Loves Raymond and Zoe Kazan who is the celebrated playwright-author Elia Kazan’s grand daughter.  Just spending time with them is going to be so enriching for me. Then I have a fabulous role.”

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