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Anupam Kher to play Hitler

india Updated: Jun 02, 2010 19:47 IST

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The seasoned actor who's portrayed diverse characters onscreen, is now all set to step into Nazi leader Adolf Hitler's shoes in an English film.

The actor tells Mid Day, "Yes, I am playing Hitler and am really looking forward to portraying him. I think he's one of the most interesting characters of our times. It will be a unique opportunity to play such a different role. Like Ben Kingsley played Gandhi, I will be playing Hitler. I had played Gandhi on a TV show years back, but this would be the first historical role for a movie."

Kher has also started researching the character. "I have watched a couple of movies on Hitler and am also reading some books. The film is being made on a really large scale and it's important I try and read up as much as possible."

The versatile actor is known for getting into the skin of negative as well as comic characters with equal ease.