Former Australian cricketer and fast bowler, Brett Lee joins the bandwagon of the cricketers-turned-actors. The former Australian bowler will soon be seen on the 70 MM screen in his debut film ‘UNindian’, which has been directed by Australia-based director, Anupam Chopra.
The film, after a delay of over a year, is now slated to hit the silver screens on August 5 this year. And guess who Lee is planning to invite for the screening of his debut film? Well, he wants Shah Rukh Khan to come and watch his film. Lee, who is a huge fan of SRK, wants to invite him to the screening of ‘UNindian’.SRK is not the only celebrity Brett wishes to have as his guest. Other dignitaries who he would be inviting are Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sachin Tendulkar. For the uninitiated, ‘UNindian’ stars Lee and Indian actor Tannishtha Chatterjee (Angry Indian Goddesses fame) in the lead roles apart from acclaimed actors like Gulshan Grover and Supriya Pathak in pivotal supporting roles ,The film is the story of the romantic relationship between Australian teacher Will (Lee) and Indian single mother Meera (Chatterjee), whose family, along the larger NRI (Non-Resident Indian) community, finds it difficult to come to terms with the unlikely union. Producer and actor Vivek Vaswani is the senior advisor for UNindian’s release and distribution in India. Produced by Anupam Sharma, Lisa Duff and Nitika Thakur, the film is the first production of of the newly established Australia India Film Fund (AIFF), and Screen Australia.