Why did Vivaan Shah insist on playing Anushka’s driver in Bombay Velvet?

Vivaan Shah, son of the veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah, reportedly insisted on playing a small role in the upcoming Anurag Kashyap film Bombay Velvet. He will be playing Anushka Sharma’s character’s driver in the film. Reportedly, Anushka will be playing a big star in the film and Vivaan insisted on playing the role of her driver in the film.

When asked, the director, Anurag Kashyap says “My casting director came to me and said, ‘Vivaan wants to do Anushka’s driver’s role. I said, ‘It’s too small. Why would he want to do it?’ Then Vivaan spoke to me and said, ‘Dad said there are lots of roles in the film and you must do one of them. I want to do this role.’ That is when a few roles were combined to justify his role and he is very good in the film. Coincidentally, Naseer sahab had also done a small role in That Girl In Yellow Boots, where he had shot with me for a day.”

Following daddy’s footsteps eh?

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