This Article is From Jul 19, 2013

Anupam Kher: My walk made me Dr Dang in Karma

Anupam Kher: My walk made me Dr Dang in Karma

Anupam Kher played a negative role in the 1986 film Karma

Highlights

  • Anupam Kher reveals that it was his walk that got him the iconic role of Dr Dang in Subhash Ghai's 1986 Karma.
  • "I had gone for a party and I was walking towards my car. Subhashji saw me coming from one door to another door and said, 'Come to my office tomorrow'," the 58-year-old said.
  • "I was already asking everyone for work. So, next day I went to his office and he said, 'You are doing the main villain in my film'. I was surprised and I said I have never played such a villain before. He said, 'I saw you walk and I want my villain to walk like that'," he added.
  • Karma featured yesteryear's superstar Dilip Kumar in the lead along with Nutan. Anupam Kher was the main antagonist, Dr Dang, in the action-drama.
  • Jackie Shroff, Anil Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, Poonam Dhillon, Sridevi, Dara Singh, Shakti Kapoor and Tom Alter formed the rest of the cast.
Mumbai: Anupam Kher reveals that it was his walk that got him the iconic role of Dr Dang in Subhash Ghai's 1986 Karma.

"I had gone for a party and I was walking towards my car. Subhashji saw me coming from one door to another door and said, 'Come to my office tomorrow'," the 58-year-old said.

"I was already asking everyone for work. So, next day I went to his office and he said, 'You are doing the main villain in my film'. I was surprised and I said I have never played such a villain before. He said, 'I saw you walk and I want my villain to walk like that'," he added.

Karma featured yesteryear's superstar Dilip Kumar in the lead along with Nutan. Anupam Kher was the main antagonist, Dr Dang, in the action-drama.

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Jackie Shroff, Anil Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, Poonam Dhillon, Sridevi, Dara Singh, Shakti Kapoor and Tom Alter formed the rest of the cast.