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Anurag Basu's full fledged acting debut in I AM



February 5, 2011 05:10:37 PM IST
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Very few know that director Anurag Basu of LIFE IN A METRO and MURDER fame will be making his acting debut in Onir's forthcoming critically acclaimed venture I AM.

The story that takes a closer look at the novel concept of sperm donation sees Anurag Basu play a Bengali doctor and when it came to convincing Anurag director Onir was not willing to take no for an answer.

ANURAG BASU

ANURAG BASU


Says a source, "Onir met Anurag Basu over coffee as both were a part of the Filmfare jury. Anurag realised he had forgotten his wallet and Onir stepped in to pay the bill which was a humble Rs.500. Onir realised that Anurag fitted the bill of the Bengali doctor he was looking for. The next thing you know when Anurag came back Onir told him, this is your signing amount- you are acting in my film."

Anurag Basu initially thought it was a joke but after hearing the entire project through decided to jump onboard immediately. In fact, so supportive was the director that he even paid for his own flight to Kolkata where the shoot was scheduled.



 
  

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