Mumbai: Veteran actor Anupam Kher’s 500th film “The Big Sick” is set to have its world premiere at Sundance film festival on January 20.
Directed by Michael Showalter, the film is an American romantic comedy, which stars Oscar-winning actress Holy Hunter, Pakistani-American stand-up comedian Kumail Nanjiani, and actors Zoe Kazan and Ray Romano. The 61-year-old star shared the news on Twitter, saying he is glad to be a part of the project.
“My 500th film The Big Sick selected for World Premier at Sundance Film Festival. Life’s best gift for the son of a clerk,” he wrote. In another post he thanked his film’s producers Judd Apatow and Barry Mendel for believing in him.
“Judd Apatow and Barry Mendel for your love and faith. Congratulations for The Big Sick being selected at Sundance Film Festival.”
He continued, “It is such joy to be part of #TheBigSick and to have wonderful co-actors Holy Hunter, Ray Ramano, Zoe Kazan and my friend Kumailn. Jai Ho.”