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Ebrahim Alkazi Dies at 94: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub Mourn The Demise of the Theatre Doyen (View Tweets)

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Legendary theatre teacher Ebrahim Alkazi passed away at 94 due to heart attack. He was a popular figure in the world of entertainment, who taught the ABCs of acting to many of them. He was considered to be a guru by many. As he died on Tuesday, the celebs expressed condolences. Actors like Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub were few of the first ones to express their thoughts on him on social media. Ebrahim Alkazi, Father of Indian Theatre, Dies at 94.

Nawazuddin took to Twitter to write, “The true architect of the Modern Indian Theatre. The Doyen who possessed the extreme knowledge in all the aspects of ART. The magician who nurtured many greats of theatre. May your brightest spark from the heaven keeps us enlightening #EbrahimAlkazi #RIP.” On the other hand, Tanu Weds Manu actor Mohd.Zeeshan Ayyub wrote on the micro-blogging site, “Just got the sad news…#EbrahimAlkazi sahab passed away…end of an era for sure…one of the pillars of modern Indian theatre….RIP sir.” Check out the tweets below.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Tweet

Mohd. Zeeshan Ayyub’s Tweet

The theatre doyen was the longest serving director of the National School of Drama. Not only financially backed the plays like Girish Karnad’s Tughlaq and Dharamvir Bharati’s Andha Yug, but also mentored stellar actors like Naseeruddin Shah and Om Puri. Another iconic soul has left the industry leaving a great legacy behind to cherish forever. RIP Ebrahim Alkazi.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 04, 2020 09:35 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

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Star Wars, Hunger Games, The Big Bang Theory – Brie Larson Reveals 8 Major Projects She Auditioned For But Didn’t Get (Watch Video)

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Brie Larson may be a famous actor today known for her performances in films such as Room and Captain Marvel but the actress has been through her share of tough phases and lost out on some really amazing films. Considering the Academy Award-winning actress’ acting talents, it almost seems impossible that Larson may have faced rejections in Hollywood but much to our surprise, it is true. The actress recently started her own YouTube channel and has been posting sme amazing stuff. In her latest video, Brie spoke about failure and rejections as an actor. Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel To Fight Tom Holland’s Spider-man In Upcoming Sequel?

If you have watched certain films and wondered what they would be like had Brie Larson been cast in them, well you’ll be delighted to know, the actress did audition for quite a bit of them. In her latest video, Brie Larson revealed some of the biggest projects that she auditioned for but lost out getting cast in them due to whatever reasons. Not only films, but the actress also reveals a few famous TV series that she auditioned for. Here’s a list of projects that could have starred Brie Larson but unfortunately didn’t! Captain Marvel 2 Hires Nia DaCosta as Director, Ryan Fleck Congratulates.

1. Hunger Games

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

2. Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys (Photo Credits: Twitter)

3. Star Wars

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (Photo Credits: Twitter)

4. The Big Bang Theory

TBBT(Photo Credits: Instagram)

TBBT (Photo Credits: Instagram)

5. Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl (Photo Credits: Instagram)

6. Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland (Photo Credits: Twitter)

7. Spy Kid (As a child actor)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

8. Hearts In Atlantis (As a child actor)

Hearts in Atlantis

Hearts in Atlantis (Photo Credits: Twitter)

Check Out Brie Larson’s YouTube Video Here:

We bet you’re surprised to find out how Brie Larson lost out on these amazing roles, knowing that she could have totally killed it. The last time we saw her on Jimmy Fallon’s show playing the lightsabre game was when we hoped to see her in the Star Wars series, wouldn’t she have truly rocked as a Jedi? Well, there’s always another time. It’s amazing how Larson has opened up about these big rejections and showed her fans acting isn’t really an easy job.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 15, 2020 03:06 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

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