The actor Anupam Kher, who is already a well known name in Hollywood, has bagged a role in David O Russell's next movie ‘The Silver Linings Playbook’. David O Russell's previous movie ‘The Fighter’ was nominated for seven Academy Awards including the Best Picture Award.
‘The Silver Linings Playbook’ will star Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Jackie Weaver, Chris Tucker and Jessica Stiles.
"I am proud to be part of the film and I am really very happy to be sharing screen space with Robert De Niro. That is itself a trophy for me. And then being directed by David Russell, it is really amazing," said a very happy and excited Anupam Kher.
"They must have seen my work. It is a pivotal role; I was auditioned for the same. I have always believed in the theory that life mein kucch bhi ho sakta hai and now I subscribe to it," he added.
‘The Silver Linings Playbook’ is a story of former teacher, who after spending four years in a mental institution, moves back in with his mother and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.
Anupam Kher will be flying to Philadelphia this week to join the cast and crew of movie which started the shooting on October 14.