Shekhar Kapur on his decision of casting Cate Blanchett in ‘Elizabeth’: Had to go with my heart, the rest is history | Hindi Movie News
Taking to Twitter, Shekhar wrote, “Elizabeth was my first Hollywood film. I had noticed an unknown girl called Cate Blanchett who I wanted to play Elizabeth. My agent said Studio wanted a star and if I kept insisting on an unknown actor, they will replace me. I said i had to go with my heart. The rest is history.” Check out his tweet here:
Elizabeth was my first Hollywood film. I had noticed an unknown girl called Cate Blanchett who I wanted to play Eli… https://t.co/9Ga4Esjjaj
— Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) 1595128376000
With Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput‘s untimely demise staring an uproar on social media against nepotism in Bollywood, Shekhar Kapur’s tweet about following with his heart and casting Cate Blanchett in ‘Elizabeth’ is winning over the internet. Blanchett has gone on to become one of Hollywood’s most acclaimed actresses with several accolades which even include two prestigious Academy Awards.
Meanwhile, Shekhar Kapur’s cryptic tweet which he posted in memory of the late actor Sushant had grabbed everyone’s attention. Based on his tweets, the Police had asked him to come to the police station to record his statement but Kapur has sent them his statement via email.
I knew the pain you were going through. I knew the story of the people that let you down so bad that you would weep… https://t.co/sY8DzxWjZN
— Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) 1592204575000