Veteran actor Anupam Kher recently met acclaimed director Danny Boyle of Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours, and Steve Jobs fame recently while the former was shooting in New York for NBC’s next.
The seasoned actor has been part of notable Hollywood films and TV shows like Bend It Like Beckham, Speedy Singhs, Silver Linings Playbook, 24, Sense8, A Family Man, The Big Sick, The Indian Detective and Lust, Caution among others and having recently met Robert De Niro, also happened to casually catch up with acclaimed director Danny Boyle. The two share a warm equation and in fact, the award-winning filmmaker even held a session at Anupam Kher’s acting school during his trip to India.
Riding high with the distinction of having earned his second nomination at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, after the Oscar-winning, Silver Linings Playbook, Anupam Kher is undoubtedly one of the most sought-after Indian actors in Hollywood. While details of the meeting between the two remain unknown, we hope to see them working together soon
On the work front, Anupam Kher is currently shooting for NBC’s medical drama titled, ‘Bellevue’. Dr. Eric Manheimer, author of the memoir ‘Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital’ has produced this NBC’s next since it is also inspired by the book. The character-driven medical drama is about a director at the Bellevue hospital, who shakes the status quo of the hospital with his approach. Anupam Kher will be seen as one of the veteran doctors in the hospital.