Veteran actor Dimple Kapadia will feature in Christopher Nolan’s next film, which has been named Tenet, the makers of the film announced it on Wednesday. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Kenneth Branagh, Clemence Poesy, and Michael Caine have additionally joined the cast.
However, there’s no official confirmation yet from the Bollywood actress Dimple Kapadia, 61, concerning the same. John David Washington, Elizabeth Debicki and Robert Pattinson were already on board.
Several Bollywood stars and fans took to Twitter to congratulate Dimple on landing the role. Anil Kapoor called it ‘phenomenal’, producer Guneet Monga said she was ‘so so proud’. Check out some more reactions here:
Dimple Kapadia ji in Christopher Nolan’s film… congratulations ma’am, talent and beauty is ageless and Dimple ji has set an example for every woman in every field… congratulations 🙏 https://t.co/KexSlRzj4D
— Rangoli Chandel (@Rangoli_A) May 23, 2019
Phenomenal # dimple Kapadia https://t.co/W8st2ftInq
— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) May 22, 2019
Dimple Kapadia working with Nolan. Who would’ve thought. We stan an international Queen. 🙌🏼 pic.twitter.com/LxLa2x5acu
— lost soul (@theClaiire) May 22, 2019
Tenet won’t be Kapadia’s first appearance in an English language film. She was noted for her portrayal of the title role within the American production Leela (2002). As per reports, Tenet is Nolan’s follow-up to his Oscar-nominated war drama Dunkirk that earned the noted filmmaker his initial best director Oscar nomination. Tenet, an action epic film, will be filmed across seven countries.
Warner Bros Pictures is distributing the film worldwide, which is scheduled to hit the theaters on July 17 next year. Dimple Kapadia was launched by famed filmmaker Raj Kapoor at the age of 16 in teenage romance Bobby (1973). She received popularity of her performances in films like Rudaali, which earned her a National Film Award for Best Actress), Gardish, Krantiveer, Dil Chahta Hai, Being Cyrus, Finding Fanny and others… The actor, who married superstar Rajesh Khanna, was last seen in Anees Bazmee’s 2015 film Welcome Back.