The Last Lear is inspired by the famous Bengali actor, activist and playwright Utpal Dutt and his play "Aajker Shahjehan" (The Emperor Today). The play was about the enormous trust and faith that actors repose on those who support their art. Just as much as it is about the betrayals of that very trust.
The Last Lear having a Bollywood star cast is an English language film. It has Amitabh, Arjun Rampal and Preity couldn't have been more perfect. Amitabh hogs the limelight not in as towering personality, but as Harish Mishra.
Harish Mishra (Amitabh Bachchan) is the protagonist of this offbeat film. The film-within-the film is a lamentation about the dying art of the circus. As winds of change accompanying neo-liberal policies sweep across the country, older cultural forms give way to newer ones. In this moment of transition, trust and treachery collide and crumble.
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Bollywood stars and their real names… and among them is Kate Turquotte Decades back, a young, slim, pretty and petite girl was offered a lead role in a Hindi film by a legendary director Guru Dutt. After hesitation, and on seeking her father’s permission, as the girl hailed from a conservative Muslim family, she consented. Read more about Kate Turquotte. As the…