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Kunal Kapoor will now be a drama teacher

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 20 March 2017, 15:05 IST
Kunal Kapoor (File Pic)

In his next film Kunal will be teaching about Shakespearean plays to students

 Kunal Kapoor is set to play a drama teacher, teaching Shakespeare, in debutant director Vandana Kataria's 'The Noblemen'

 Talking about the film the actor says "I have had the opportunity to play such varied characters in the last year. This again, is very different from anything I have done before. The character is rebellious, and his teaching methods unique and unconventional. I connected deeply with that rebellion. With the need to break stereotypical ideas about how things should be done" 

 Ask him about what draws so many actors to Shakespeare; the actor says, "The range of Shakespeare's characters is just enormous. Each character, whether it's a man or woman, prince or pauper, hero or anti hero, is so complex, layered and yet deeply identifiable. And his stories are timeless. Audiences, actors and readers across generations can relate to them. In Fact the first play I was ever part of, was Hamlet" 

 The unit recently wrapped the film after a month long schedule in Mussoorie, followed by a shoot in Mumbai. The film is produced by Saregama, Shivani Saran and well-known casting director Seher Latif. Kunal will also been seen in Tigmasnhu Dhulia’s Raagdesh

First published: 20 March 2017, 14:57 IST