Dimple Kapadia to star in Christopher Nolan's Tenet, joins Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki

Press Trust of India

May 23, 2019 09:28:09 IST

Veteran actor Dimple Kapadia will feature in Christopher Nolan's next film, which has been named Tenet, the makers announced on Wednesday. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Kenneth Branagh, Clemence Poesy and Michael Caine have also joined the cast, whereas actors John David Washington, Elizabeth Debicki and Robert Pattinson were already on board.

Dimple Kapadia to star in Christopher Nolans Tenet, joins Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki

Dimple Kapadia | File Image

Tenet will not be Kapadia's first appearance in an English language film. She was noted for her portrayal of the title role in the American production Leela(2002).

As per reports, Tenet is Nolan's follow-up to his Oscar-nominated war drama Dunkirk that earned the noted filmmaker his first best director Oscar nomination. Tenet, an action epic film, will be filmed across seven countries.

Warner Bros Pictures is distributing the film worldwide, which is scheduled to hit theaters on 17 July 2020.

Kapadia was launched by renowned filmmaker Raj Kapoor at the age of 16 in teen romance Bobby (1973). She received acclaim for her performances in films such as Rudaali (which earned her a National Film Award for Best Actress), Gardish, Krantiveer, Dil Chahta Hai, Being Cyrus, Finding Fanny among others.

However, there is no official confirmation yet from Kapadia, 61, regarding the recent development.

The actor, who married superstar Rajesh Khanna, was last seen in Anees Bazmee's 2015 film Welcome Back.

Updated Date: May 23, 2019 09:39:06 IST