Bollywood Calling For Anil Kumble

By First Posted: May 19, 2008 Mon 7:55 PM Updated: May 19, 2008 Mon 7:58 PM
Bollywood Calling For Anil Kumble
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Cricket aur Bollywood ka janm-janam ka rista hai! If cricket is a religion in India, Bollywood heroes have no less ‘worshippers’ in the country!

While, Bollywood stars are leaving no stone unturned to promote their respective teams in the IPL matches, the cricketers, too, are not able to keep themselves far from the glamour and jazz of Bollywood!

First, it was Ajay Jadeja who entered Bollywood with the movie Kheland now, following his footsteps is the Indian Test Captain, Anil Kumble!

The cricketer is starring in a forthcoming comedy film Meerabai Not Out!

The movie has the very sexy Mandira Bedi as the leading lady, who was one of the first celebs in the industry to make this “religion”, called cricket, appear so glamorous onscreen! In the movie, she is playing a maths teacher obsessed with cricket. So now, after setting the screens on fire in the one-day series, the lady hasn’t just quietly come back to the silver screen. She as also pulled in with her, a bit of the talent from the world of cricket to the world of glamour!

The film, which obviously revolves around this fascinating game, also stars Eijaz Khan, Anupam Kher and Mahesh Manjrekar.

The film is being produced by Pritish Nandy Communications in partnership with Sony Pictures and DQ Entertainment and is being directed by Marathi Director, Chandrakant Kulkarni.

This sounds like the perfect way to tap the maximum number of viewers for a Hindi movie. Because in India, there are two kinds of craze, the craze for cricket and the craze for Hindi movies. And when the two come together…

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