“Even the most fictional of Shakespeare’s characters have something very real and relatable about them,” says Vinay Pathak
The actor, who has been playing king Lear for the past five years, in Nothing Like Lear – Rajat Kapoor’s quirky interpretation of the Shakespeare play – talks how the character impacts him
I must confess, I am not particularly fond of King Lear—a selfish and irresponsible king who can’t look through flattery and deceit, and a one-man manual to how not to parent. So it is surprising that I would drag myself to a play where this man-child is given the whole stage to fool around for 90 whole minutes. But I did. And I did it thrice.