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Keshto Mukherjee Birth Anniversary: 5 Lesser Known Fact About The Legendary Actor That You Should Know About

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Keshto Mukherjee, the comic-drunk from so many movies back in the 70s, would have been, was a teetotaler. The reason we began this obituary piece on this legendary comedian with this trivia is that Keshto Mukherjee is eternally known for his roles as a drunk person in some of the biggest classics including Sholay, Chupke Chupke, Zanjeer and others. Despite not having bigger screen time and a horrible trap of the role of a drunkard, Mukherjee always managed to leave his mark. Be it his trademark way of drool talk in an inebriated condition in movies or his comic timing even when sober on-screen, Keshto Mukherjee was irreplaceable. Dharmendra Deol Celebrates 45 Years of Film ‘Pratiggya’

On his birthday today, let us a few more facts about this adorable comedian called Keshto Mukherjee which we feel you aren’t aware of.

#The discovery

Keshto Mukherjee was discovered by iconic filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak. He worked in his film Nagarik which was completed in 1952 but released in 1977. By then both Ghatak and Mukherjee were no more.

#The first drunkard role

Asit Sen has the distinction of giving Mukherjee his first role as a drunk person in Maa Aur Mamta (1950). He did it so well that it just stuck with him, turning him into a proto-type for such roles.

#On a song

Dharmendra apparently took the initiative to get a song on Keshto called Keshto Chala.

#Debut Hindi film

Would you believe us if we say his first Hindi film had him as a street dancer? Yes, it was Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s Musafir.

#A lost son

As per IMDb, Keshto Mukherjee had a son who passed away in the 1980s due to an accident.

 

 

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 07, 2020 08:20 AM 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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