Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan Pay Their Respects To Nikhil Dwivedi’s Father Who Breathed His Last Today
Bollywood actor Nikhil Dwivedi, who debuted with the film My Name Is Anthony Gonsalves in 2008, lost his father in an unfortunate turn of events. Among those who attended the last rites were Shah Rukh Khan and Abhishek Bachchan. The stars were snapped hugging and consoling Nikhil in this emotional and low period of his life. SRK and Junior Bachchan were the only ones from the film fraternity who were present. Dwivedi is extremely close to both SRK and Abhishek, which explains why the two rushed to pay their respects. The cause of the sudden death is not known yet.
Recently, Nikhil was in the news for turning producer with Rhea Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor for the most awaited film of the year, Veere Di Wedding. This is the first film with, which Nikhil is taking a leap into production. The film stars, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Swara Bhaskar, Sonam Kapoor and Shikha Talsania. Speaking about why he chose to produce the film, he told dna in an interview, “It’s the script and also because of Rhea and Ekta. According to me, they are the finest producers in the country. Plus, it’s heartening to see a group of such finely talented women. Who would not want to work with them?” Well, we couldn’t agree more! But, meanwhile take a look at the pictures from the funeral today:
The actor-turned-producer is also venturing into the world of web series. He will be producing a web series inspired by the Mahabharata but with a contemporary twist to it. Speaking about digitalization, Nikhil told a leading online portal in an interview recently, “Digital is not the future but the present. Storytelling formats and mediums have undergone a drastic change in the last few years. The way we consume entertainment and watch shows is no longer bound by a TV set or a movie theater, which is why web series is a right format to approach. Mahabharata with a modern day twist is an exciting idea. Given the fact that it’s the oldest story written centuries ago, the narratives and characters in the plot have potential to get a modern day makeover. The Mahabharata we are making will be set in the modern-day setting.”