Friday, October 26, 2007
One little known fact behind the extraordinary film A Mighty Heart starring Angelina Jolie is the role played by Anupam Kher's talent company. The talent agency, which is currently very active in the international market, actually got its first major Hollywood assignment with this docudrama.
The credit for awarding the casting contract to Anupam Kher's Talent Company bagging the contract for A Mighty Heart goes to the leading casting director of UK, Wendy Brazington, who was also the casting head for the film. In fact, so impressed was she with the nascent company's contacts in the talent ? spotting business, that she also agreed to formally launch it in May last year!
Since then, Anupam Kher's Talent Company has had several prestigious assignments coming its way. Among them were BBC radio's production of The Adventures of Feluda, based on Satyajit Ray's stories on the fictional detective and The Darjeeling Ltd. starring Owen Wilson, plus a host of Bollywood films and commercials.