Twinkle Khanna feels proud as a daughter that her mother and veteran actress Dimple Kapadia has, at the age of 61, landed a role in a Christopher Nolan film. "Congratulations mother! So so proud of you! You are truly amazing and you set an example for all of us that age is not an obstacle in the path of ability and talent #Hurrah," tweeted Twinkle, the older of the two daughters Dimple has with late superstar Rajesh Khanna.
Dimple has been cast in the acclaimed Hollywood filmmaker's espionage thriller Tenet. The film will also feature Robert Pattinson and Michael Caine, and will be shot across seven countries, including India.
Celebrities from Bollywood have cheered Dimple on landing the role. Anil Kapoor, who starred in American series 24, called her casting "phenomenal", while filmmaker Anurag Kashyap tweeted wrote: "So cool... Dimple Kapadia in a Chris Nolan Film...Wow."
Film producer Guneet Monga also sent in congratulations. Dimple, who made her screen debut with 1973's Bollywood film Bobby, is a National Award winner. She has proved her mettle in Indian cinema with an eclectic mix of parallel and commercial films like Rudaali, Krantiveer, Dil Chahta Hai and Finding Fanny among others.
On a related note, her daughter Twinkle Khanna is one of the most loved authors of India. She is known for her satirical tweets and in-depth articles. Twinkle even ventured into production with 2018 release PadMan starring Akshay Kumar.
(With IANS inputs)