Shakti Kapoor to act in Bangla play

MUMBAI: Shakti Kapoor is taking on a new role. The actor, who has played villain in innumerable Hindi films, will be acting in a Bangla play, Aaj Ka Ravan.

The play will be staged shortly in Kolkata. Says Kapoor, “The play is called Jatra, in Bangla. I play a plainclothes CBI officer who comes to trap the mafia in Bengal. The play has already been staged more than 40 times in Kolkata, Nagaland, Bangladesh, Guwahati and has been adjudged a hit. It also stars Tapas Pal, Satabi Roy and Subhashish, all of whom are Bangla film stars.”