I made Bradley Cooper say Ganpati Bappa Moriya: Anupam Kher

By Hindustan Times

David O Russel’s Silver Lining Playbook (2012), starring Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Anupam Kher, bagged the People’s Choice Award at the recent Toronto International Film Festival. “It’s unbelievable. This could be an Oscar probable,” says Kher, who walked the red carpet with the Hollywood A-listers and saw the film for the first time. “My role has an interesting graph, and got a lot of laughs. It’s perhaps the first time an Indian actor in a mainstream Hollywood film doesn’t have an Indian background. Yet, I was representing India at TIFF; it was a proud moment.”

The film is about a teacher (played by Cooper) who, after eight months in a mental institution, moves in with his