Twitter reacts after Anurag Kashyap mentioned Vikram didn’t reply to his provide for Kennedy: ‘What is this?’

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is at the moment attending the Cannes Movie Competition 2023 for the worldwide premiere of his movie Kennedy. In a brand new interview on the sidelines of the occasion, he revealed that he had initially thought of Ponniyin Selvan actor Vikram for the challenge. He additionally mentioned that he had even tried reaching him however to no avail. Reacting to the information, a bit of the individuals on Twitter have requested why Vikram didn’t reply to the provide. (Additionally Learn | Vikram by no means responded: Anurag Kashyap says he had approached him for Kennedy, a movie named after the actor)

Anurag Kashyap needed Vikram to star in Kennedy.

It’s to be famous that Vikram’s actual title is Kennedy John Victor. Anurag mentioned within the interview that he really had Vikram in thoughts when he wrote the movie. He additionally mentioned that Rahul Bhatt was not his first selection for the movie.

Talking about his movie with Movie Companion, Anurag mentioned, “I actually had a specific actor in mind, when I wrote this film. Which is why the film is called Kennedy.”

He additional added, “Because that actor’s nickname is Kennedy. The film was called Kennedy Project. It is Chiyaan Vikram. Chiyaan Vikram’s real name is Kennedy. I reached out to him. He never responded. So then, I reached out to Rahul. I said ‘Read it’. His reaction, his response was enthusiastic. And not like as an actor. And he was like, ‘Yeh Kaun kar raha hai (Who is doing this role)?’ I said, ‘Karega (Will you do it)?’ He said ‘Me?’ I said, ‘Yes, but you will have to give it all’. And he was supposed to do some films. He gave eight months of his life to Kennedy.”

A clip of the interview was shared on-line and several other individuals had been left questioning why Vikram didn’t reply to Anurag. An individual wrote, “Hey @chiyaan, what is this? How great it would have been to see that collaboration of Anurag and Kenny (sic).” One other Twitter consumer mentioned, “Why Vikram? This could’ve been your biggest comeback and you could be in Cannes right now (sic).” One other tweet learn, “He could’ve at least yes or no. Weird he didn’t even respond to the offer (sic).”

Vikram was lately seen in Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan 2. Within the movie, he essayed the position of Aditha Karikalan. At present, he’s capturing for Pa. Ranjith’s upcoming Tamil movie, Thangalaan.


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