Comedian Kapil Sharma is presently shooting for Nandita Das’ film, through which he performs the position of a meals supply rider. The movie is being shot in Bhubaneswar. On Friday, a photograph of him sitting on a motorcycle, clad in an orange T-shirt and carrying a supply bag, went viral on the web.
The fan shared the photograph and wrote, “Sir ji main aaj aapko live dekhliya (Today I saw you in person).” Kapil responded and wrote, “Kisi ko batana matt (Don’t tell anyone else about it).” Fans flooded the photograph with feedback. One wrote, “Main Kapil ko dhund raha tha isme? Swiggy wala Banda kapil nikla (I was trying to find Kapil in the picture but then I realised that he is dressed like food delivery person).” Another requested, “Dusra kaam dhund liya kya sir (Sir have you found a new profession for yourself)?” One fan wrote, “Part time job krte hua kapil paji (Kapil paji is doing his part-time job).” Others requested if it was ‘really him’.
Kisi ko batana mat 🤓 https://t.co/3rCAjuPKva
— Kapil Sharma (@KapilSharmaK9) March 18, 2022
In February, Nandita Das had introduced that Kapil Sharma can be that includes in her untitled movie. “Writer-Director-Producer Nandita Das teams up with Kapil Sharma in a never seen before avatar of a food delivery rider. Kapil will be joined by Shahana Goswami as the female lead. Filming soon,” she wrote. Nandita shared in a press release that she noticed how Kapil may symbolize the ‘common man’, although he wasn’t one anymore.
Speaking about his position within the movie, Kapil instructed PTI, “I am very excited about this project, not because I am doing a film, but because I am doing Nandita Das’ film, whom I have seen both as an actor and a director. She has a very distinct and deep way of looking at things and a keen eye for details. So, my job as an actor is to just do what she tells me.”
Nandita Das has directed movies corresponding to Manto and Firaaq. Meanwhile, Kapil Sharma, who hosts The Kapil Sharma Show, had starred in movies corresponding to Kis Kis Ko Pyaar Karoon and Firangi.