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Dimple Kapadia locked herself inside her makeup van for 4 hours to read script of Christopher Nolan's Tenet

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  • Kanishka Dogra

Last Updated: 05.44 AM, Jun 08, 2022

Dimple Kapadia locked herself inside her makeup van for 4 hours to read script of Christopher Nolan's Tenet

Dimple Kapadia, who celebrated her 65th birthday today. In her long career, the actress has appeared in several films. Her most previous release with Christopher Nolan was Tenet , in which she portrayed the role Priya and spoke about her experience working with the director.

Tenet was released in Indian theatres on December 4, 2020. Dimple recalls the very first time she received her screenplay. During an interview with I Am Birmingham in 2020, the actress said that she acquired the screenplay in her makeup trailer and read it for approximately 4 hours.

"For the first 50 pages, I didn’t know what the hell was happening, not that I got to know very much in the rest of it but I read a lot, yet I could not understand what was happening. Then I saw my dialogue and they were like, so long, so long that I had a heart attack, and I can’t remember lines,” Dimple continued.

The actress went on to mention her experience. Since her dialogues were so lengthy, She remembered to take snaps with her phone of solely her dialogues. When she notified Andy Thomson, the film's Associate Producer, that she was taking images of her dialogues, he remarked, "You can't do that."

She also explains why she required to click on the image of her dialogues. "You have to give it to me because I did not remember anything," the actress stated.

She went on to describe since it was a really lengthy dialogue and she really can not remember much from it, but luckily she had images of the dialogues with her.

As the dialogue was delivered in a single shot, filming the entire scenario was simplified. “He got the whole scene in a single shot so it was literally a speech,"Dimple stated.

Dimple got her Bollywood debut in Raj Kapoor's Bobby in 1973, opposite Rishi Kapoor. The actor immediately rose to prominence for his performances and appearance. Dimple has also received several accolades for her acting, including a national honour.

She has appeared in films such as Kaash, Rudaali, Dil Chahta Hai, Krantiveer, Dabangg, Cocktail, Finding Fanny, and plenty of others.

Her next films include Pathaan, in which she will star with Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, and John Abraham. Ayan Mukerji's Brahmastra will also include Dimple.