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Background of the play
Kuch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai is an autobiographical play of actor Anupam Kher. The show was conceived at a phase when the actor was going through the lowest point in his life. He was almost going bankrupt due to his over ambitions plans of wanting to expand his business as a media tycoon till one day his accountant informed him that he has only Rs 4,000 in his account. The world was still looking at him as the most happening actor at that time. He could not borrow anymore and at this stage he remembered his father’s words that a failure is an event. Never a person and decided to do a play on the failures of his life and laugh at them. The debut show was held on the 8th of August 2005, at the Sophia Auditorium in Mumbai. Ironically he invited all the people mentioned in the play, both from the family and friends and from the film industry who featured in his life. It was called Kuch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai (Anything is Possible) because that was the phrase which summed up the actor’s life perfectly. The opening night performance got a never-ending standing ovation. The audiences were not only applauding him as a stage actor but were also celebrating his courage to talk about his failures publicly. The play did not only give him a breather, but it also liberated him from the fear of failure. Thus giving birth to an international motivational speaker and his best-selling book The Best Thing About You Is You.
Today, Kuch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai (Anything Is Possible) is not only a play but also has got the status of popular folklore. A possibility the world talks about.
About the play
Kuch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai is a journey of a man who should have been a failure; one who manipulated his destiny and forced it to become a success. Never before, in the history of theatre, has the autobiography of an actor been dramatized on stage, especially when he is still practicing his craft.
Anupam Kher, with over 500 feature films to boast, is perhaps the most versatile and prolific actor the Indian Cinema has ever seen. In recent times all the biggest blockbusters bear his name in the credits. e.g. Hum Aapke Hai Kaun, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kaho Na Pyaar Hai, Kya Kehna, Bend It Like Beckham, Silver Linings Playbook and The Big Sick. Some dub him as a lucky charm. At the zenith of his career and crossroads of his life, he pauses to reflect and share his pain, joy, tears, and laughter, and Anupam’s struggle seems like a shaky Hindi film finding some coherence by the sheer determination of the protagonist and interesting twists and turns that life provides in fits and passion. The play is staged as a full production with Anupam narrating and dramatizing the important events in his life, e.g. first romantic encounter, failure at Gandhi audition, casting in Saaraansh, awards, personal relationships, etc.
Although the play will tell the story of a small-town man making it big in the Hindi Film Industry, the audience will identify with him and find snatches of their lives being played on stage. This is a play that celebrates the life and reaches out to all, with honesty and rare candour.
Anupam Kher regales Delhi crowd with play Kuch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai
Theatre lovers in the capital were in for a treat as Anupam Kher staged his much-appreciated autobiographical, one-man play Kuch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai, in which the veteran Bollywood actor bares his soul to the audience telling his life story.
Anupam Kher is an international actor having featured in over 500 feature films worldwide. This BAFTA nominated actor is based in New York and currently stars in NBC’s hit television show New Amsterdam.
UPCOMING SHOWS OFKUCH BHI HO
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The play is approximately 2 hours in duration.
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The play is performed primarily in the Hindi language with small portions in Kashmiri and English. The whole play is however subtitled in English for our English speaking audience to understand and enjoy the show.