Renowned actor Anupam Kher has made an exciting announcement that he will be portraying the iconic poet, philosopher, and essayist
. Taking to Instagram,
shared the news with his fans and followers, along with a glimpse of his first look as the revered poet.
In the captivating black and white photo, Anupam can be seen dressed in attire reminiscent of Rabindranath Tagore’s signature style.
Sporting white hair and a long beard, he dons a serious expression as he gazes towards the floor.
The post is accompanied by the instrumental rendition of Tagore’s renowned song “Sokhi, Bhabona Kahare Bole” playing in the background.
Expressing his delight, Anupam mentions in the caption, “Delighted to portray #Gurudev #RabindranathTagore in my 538th project. Will reveal the details in due course.”
Rabindranath Tagore, honored as the first Indian to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913, was not only a literary genius but also the composer of the national anthems of India and Bangladesh. He is widely known for his poetic songs, referred to as Rabindra Sangeet. His contributions to literature and art are profound.
Aside from this prestigious role, Anupam Kher’s upcoming projects include director Anurag Basu’s star-studded anthology film “Metro In Dino,” which is scheduled to release on March 29, 2024. Additionally, Anupam will be seen in “The Vaccine War,” directed by
, which revolves around India’s efforts in developing a Covid-19 vaccine during the pandemic.