Anil Kapoor kick-started 2023 on a fabulous note by receiving rave reviews for his role Shailendra Rungta aka Shelly in ‘The Night Manager’, which is streaming on Disney+ Hotstar. The audience also saw him guest starring in Jerremy Renner's Disney series, ‘Rennervations’, and ultimately bagging a Filmfare Best Supporting Actor award for ‘Jug Jugg Jeeyo’.
Now adding to the excitement, the actor has just confirmed that he will be next filming for the high-octane action drama, ‘Subedar’, directed by Suresh Triveni, and produced by Abundantia Entertainment.
Kapoor told Variety, “I have done a lot of action films, but this is a pure action film, a dramatic action film. I’m excited about it. The plot is under wraps at the moment. Principal photography will commence Sept. 15."
Kapoor also confirmed that he will play the lead in the Hindi-language adaptation of 2019 Malayalam-language hit, ‘Android Kunjappan Ver 5.25’ ---a film about a father-son relationship and how their lives change when an AI humanoid enters their lives.
Meanwhile, Kapoor is currently in the midst of filming Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s action drama, ‘Animal’, also starring Ranbir Kapoor, and aerial action film ‘Fighter’, also starring Hithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone, directed by ‘Pathaan’ filmmaker Siddharth Anand.
Even at the age of 66, Kapoor is sought out for what he brings to the table. Having worked in over 130 films, the actor is constantly trying new things, with a vision to challenge and outdo himself proving that age is just a number.