NEW DELHI: The grapevines of Bollywood are always buzzing, speculating on the debuts of star kids in the industry. There’s one star kid who is all set to enter the world of acting. Aamir Khan’s son Junaid is following his father’s footsteps and will soon make his debut as an actor. The star kid has opted for an unconventional route and will begin his journey as an actor in a theatre play.
Yes, you read that right. Junaid will be mark his debut with the play ‘Mother Courage and Her Children’, to be directed by Quasar Thakore Padamsee. The play will be staged at NCPA in South Mumbai on August 19 and 20. It will be showcased again on September 9 and 10.
Aamir and Reena Dutta’s son Junaid bagged the role in the play after auditioning for the same.
Padamsee praised Junaid’s dedication towards the craft. He revealed that Junaid called him and showed a keen interest in being part of the play. He said that earlier he dismissed the star kid as just another boy from Mumbai’s HR College, but it was Junaid’s devotion which impressed the director.
It seems Junaid was bitten by the acting bug since a long time. He completed his graduation from HR College in South Mumbai and then moved to Los Angeles to pursue a course at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. After returning, he assisted Rajkumar Hirani in the movie PK, which had Aamir Khan playing the titular role.
The ‘Dangal’ actor will be next seen in the movie ‘Secret Superstar’, which is expected to release during Diwali this year.