Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who has completed a milestone of 500 films, has started shooting for his 501st movie.
The National School of Drama alumnus was only 28 when he took on the role of a retired middle-class Maharashtrian man who had lost his son, in his debut film “Saaransh”, directed by Mahesh Bhatt in 1984.
The 61-year-old, who did not share much about the upcoming film, has called his 501st film his “first post interval”.
“Shooting of my 501st film is in full swing. I am calling it my first film post-interval of my career. So need your wishes for my first film,” Anupam tweeted on Monday night.
Shooting of my 501st film is in full swing. I am calling it my 1st film post interval of my career. So Need your wishes for my 1st film.:)
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) August 8, 2016
Anupam has starred in popular films like “Tezaab”, “Ram Lakhan”, “Chandni”, “1942: A Love Story”, “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge”, “Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!”, “Bend It Like Beckham”, “Bride and Prejudice” and “The Mistress of Spices”.
A theatre enthusiast and two-time National Award-winning actor, his career has been eventful — with films, plays, TV and an acting teacher. He runs an institute called Actor Prepares.