Aditya Roy Kapur explains why he was drawn to ‘The Night Manager’; The actor called it his ‘dream part’

Aditya Roy Kapur talks about 'The Night Manager'
Image source: Instagram / Adityarai Kapoor Aditya Roy Kapur talks about ‘The Night Manager’

Aditya Roy Kapur sheds light on his character Shaan in the upcoming web series “The Night Manager”, an Indian adaptation of the British TV series starring Tom Hiddleston and based on John Le Carré’s espionage thriller.

Hindi remake also stars Anil Kapoor in the lead role. About the web series, Aditya said, “When I saw the original show, what the character went through came to my mind. He is someone who at first doesn’t want to be involved, but then through a certain twist of fate, Reason, he feels compelled to do so.The show then follows him through all the trials and tribulations he faces.

Aditya made his acting debut in 2009 with “London Dreams” and had his first commercial hit film “Aashiqui 2” in 2013. He has acted in “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani”, “Daawat-e-Ishq”, “Fitoor”, “OK Jaanu”, “Kalank”, the action thriller film “Malang”, and the black comedy drama, “Ludo”.

Talking about ‘The Night Manager’, he shared his excitement about being a part of the show.

“For an actor to be part of a dream is a character that has many shades to it. Another thing that attracted me to the project was the tone of the show, not necessarily something that I got a chance to explore. so far in Hindi cinema,” he said.

Aditya said, “It feels unique as of today and that’s one of the beauties of the show. In that sense, I was really excited at the chance to do something different or something that hasn’t necessarily been done before.”

Produced and directed by Sandeep Modi, the show is a Hindi adaptation of Le Carrere’s novel “The Night Manager”. It stars Anil Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sobhita Dhulipala, Tilottama Shome, Saswat Chatterjee, Ravi Behl and more.

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The show will soon stream on Disney+ Hotstar.

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