Bollywood actor Nimrat Kaur, whose work was recognised after her role in The Lunchbox last year, will now be seen in a role in American television show Homeland.
Bobby Jasoos actor Ali Fazal was also approached for a role in the same show, but due to a clash of dates he had to let go of the offer. Now, the Lunchbox star will be seen in the award winning television series, reported the Times of India.
The actor took to the micro blogging website Twitter and posted: “Pretty fun for someone who watched the pilot after the screen test! Season 4 Homeland it is.”
Besides Nimrat, Mad Men star Mark Moses and Art Malik will also join the television series.
Moses and Nimrat will be seen in several episodes and Malik will appear in at least one episode.
Nimrat will be seen as a high-level operative within Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence, while Moses’ character is described as an academic teaching political science at Islamabad’s Quaid-I-Azam University.
Malik, on the other hand, is playing an old friend of Saul’s retired Pakistani general Bunran Latif.
Homeland is currently shooting its fourth season in South Africa, where Cape Town is doubling for Islamabad, the show will return on October 5.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 3rd, 2014.
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