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01-11-2013, 01:31 PM #1
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Anupam Kher thrilled over eight Oscar nominations for his film
Actor Anupam Kher is excited. His Hollywood film, Silver Linings Playbook has received eight Oscar nominations. Kher plays the role of Dr Patel in Silver Linings Playbook, which is directed by David O Russell. The film stars Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawerence and Jacki Weaver too.
Says Kher, "This is the biggest moment of my life. As an Indian actor I feel rewarded for my 30 years of contribution in cinema. I am glad to have worked with a fabulous cast and crew. David O Russell is undoubtedly a brilliant filmmaker and he has proved it again. A major part of me as an actor feels satiated today!"
"Being a part of a story as beautifully and subtly told as Silver Linings Playbook is a satisfactory experience on its own. I was blown with the screenplay itself and being directed by David is a thrill in itself. It being nominated for Oscars makes me proud of the fact that I get to share the excitement with a cast and crew of Silver Linings Playbook and, of course, being someone who got the opportunity to contribute to the whole process by doing what I enjoy most," he adds.
The Oscars will take place in Los Angeles on February 24th, 2013. Silver Linings Playbook cast has also been nominated for 19th Screen Actors Guild Awards, on January 27, 2013.