Veteran actor Anupam Kher feels a sense of responsibility whenever he does an international film or series. Hence, while he says he focuses on "good work" in India, he wants to do "better" outside.
The actor, 65, on Sunday had tweeted that he was travelling to Belfast, Ireland for the shoot of Mrs Wilson. ''On my way to Belfast, Ireland for the shoot of @BBCOne ‘s #MrsWilson. Looking forward to join the hugely talented team of actors, writers, producers and technicians,'' he tweeted.
In an accompanying video, he said: "Have reached London and from here I got to Belfast for a series for BBC titled 'Mrs Wilson'. It is a good role. Whenever I work for an international series or movie, then from within I feel I am representing India and I have to give my best. I have to do good work in India but outside, I want to do better."
Anupam wrote: "Whenever I am doing an international film or series, in my mind I feel I am officially representing my country and I have to give my bestest. I get a sense of extra responsibility. Desh ki bhi izzat ka sawaal hota hai (it's a matter of my country's prestige too)! Looking forward to a great experience. 515th project."
Whenever I am doing an International film or series, In my mind I feel I am officially representing my country and I have to give my bestest. I get a sense of extra responsibility. देश की भी इज़्ज़त का सवाल होता है!! Looking forward to a great experience.🙏👍🇮🇳 #515ThProject pic.twitter.com/pkumSIhcQn— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) May 7, 2018
The Indian actor, who has earlier featured in a slew of foreign projects, will also be seen in an upcoming series titled New Amsterdam, a medical drama. Besides this, he has been nominated for the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards in 2018 for his work in the adaptation of Satnam Sanghera's memoir The Boy with the Topknot, a TV movie. "I have been nominated for Bafta on May 13 for the film Boy With The Top Knot. please pray for that. I will be happy if we win, but if not then I would be happy with the nominations only," Anupam urged his fans via his video.
Meanwhile, Anupam is also doing The Accidental Prime Minister in which he is playing the role of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
(With IANS inputs)
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