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Shekhar Kapur Cites Examples of Raj Kapoor, Dev Anand Launching Rishi Kapoor, Vijay Anand, Says ‘Not About Nepotism, It’s About Opening Gates to New Talent’



Shekhar Kapur has been actively involved in the dialogue that has opened up about nepotism ever since the death of Sushant Singh Rajput. The director has spoken at length about late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s suffering. Recently, the director took to Twitter to comment on the nepotism debate giving examples of Raj Kapoor and Dev Anand. Kapur insisted on the point that its about introducing ‘new talent’ because that is what drives the industry. Shekhar Kapur Intends To Make Paani As Tribute To Sushant Singh Rajput But With This Condition.

In his recent take on nepotism, the director wrote, “Raj Kapoor took his son in a film. Gave us amazing Rishi Kapoor. Dev Anand gave his brother a break. Gave us brilliant Vijay Anand. Films like Guide, Teesri Manzil. Its not about Nepotism. Its about opening gates to raw new talent. For its new talent that drives our film industry.” The director hinted at nepotism also resulting in the induction of new talent in the industry. Shekhar Kapur Slams R Balki Over His ‘Find Me a Better Actor than Alia Bhatt or Ranbir Kapoor’ Remark.

Check Out His Tweet Here:

Recently when director R Balki had spoken about nepotism and came in support of star kids calling Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt ‘finest’ actors in Bollywood, Shekhar Kapur responding to him wrote about Sushant Singh Rajput’s Kai Po Che and wrote, “Three new young actors at that time. And stunning believable performances by each”

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jul 26, 2020 07:22 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website

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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)



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 (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

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