News on Majid Majidi’s next ‘Beyond the Clouds’ keeps coming out as the hype for the film continues to build. It has now been confirmed Heeba Shah, daughter of Naseeruddin Shah will also feature in a small role in the film.
Shah, who has worked in films like ‘Missed Call’ (2005) and ‘Mango Souffle’ (2002) confirmed the news with the Hindustan Times reporting, “It’s a very small role but it’s very significant for me because I have been following Mr Majidi’s career and I think I have watched all his films. He is one of the best directors of the world and I love his work and him”. The actress, who will be working with the Oscar nominated filmmaker for the first time went onto proclaim her admiration for the Iranian director. “And since I’ve got to work with him, I respect and love him even more because I can see how passionate he is about his work and what a wonderful creative genius he is, plus he is the most wonderful loving person I have ever met,” she added.
The film has been in the news for a while at it’s the director’s first time shooting a movie in India and also will be the launchpad for Shahid Kapoor’s younger brother, Ishaan Khattar, to make his acting debut. With the addition of Shah, the project keeps getting more and more interesting.
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