The British Movie Star Set To Take On Challenging Role

Riz Ahmed
LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: Actor Riz Ahmed poses in the press room at the 69th annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

Riz Ahmed has slowly turned into one of the most sought out actors in Hollywood today. Riz Ahmed has earned his reputation as one of the strongest actors in Hollywood through appearances in Nightcrawler, Rogue One and Venom. Recently he confirmed that he would star in a Netflix adaptation of Hamlet. Already adding to a busy schedule, the star will get his chance to shine in a new film set to begin production this month.

According to multiple reports, Riz Ahmed is set to star in and produce a new film called Mughal Mowgli. The film is set to focus on the life of a British Pakistani rapper who is preparing to go on his first tour when he is struck down with a major illness. The film will be directed by relatively unknown director Bassam Tariq, who is best known Sugar Land.

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Following the film’s announcement, Ahmed released a public announcement stating, “I’m excited to be finally be working on a feature with my friends at Pulse Films and my co-conspirator Bassam Tariq.” He later added to his statement with an enthusiastic “We are setting out to do something different, and do it in a bold way.”

The film will begin production later this month.

Ananth Para
paramana@mcmaster.ca

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