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Filmmaker Gautam Ghose joins the cast of Majid Majidi’s ‘Beyond The Clouds'

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 6 March 2017, 13:05 IST
Gautam Ghose (File Pic)

Gautam will be acting in the film and has already begun shooting for Beyond The Clouds

 National award winning filmmaker Gautam Ghose is all set to surrender his acting talents to the vision of the legend himself - Majid Majidi. He is all set to join the cast in front of the camera for a key role in Mr Majidi's next global project - Beyond The Clouds set in India. 

Says a source, "Majid Majidi had a very clear image for this character specifically but he could not find a face to match the visual he had in mind. He explained his requirement in detail to his producers and to the casting agent. They thought of Gautam and felt he would really fit the bill. Majidi was shown his photo and after a round of auditions, he was on board."

Confirming the development, the official spokesperson of the film, on behalf of Zee Studios and  Eye Candy Films says, "Yes, Gautam is on board. He will be playing a crucial role. Everyone is really excited about him joining the cast and is looking forward to working with him."

Ghose earlier had a few brief acting stints in Srijit Mukherjee's psychological thriller Baishe Srabon (2011) and National Award winning film, Chotushkone (2014).

Besides being a director, Ghose is also a scriptwriter, cameraman and music composer, known for slice-of-life films. He is best remembered for the Shabana Azmi and Naseeruddin Shah-starrer Paar (1984), Abar Aranye (2003), which featured Soumitra Chatterjee, and Rekha and Nana Patekar's Yatra (2007).

First published: 6 March 2017, 13:05 IST