The actor will essay the role of a young muslim teenage boy named Junaid
Yoodlee Films’ Chhote Nawab has gone on the floors in Rae Bareli near Lucknow with actors Akshay Oberoi and Plabita Borthakur. Featuring alongside them, is the young talented actor Svar Kamble who was last seen in the film ‘Chef’ alongside Saif Ali Khan.
Svar made his acting debut with the 2017 film ‘Chef’ and impressed critics and audiences alike with his natural and effective performance in the film. In ‘Chhote Nawab’, he will be playing the role of a Muslim teenage boy named Junaid who comes from London to meet his extended family in Lucknow for the first time and how he goes through a whirlwind of emotions and experiences in this new social setting of a traditional Muslim household in India.
Svar says, “Junaid in ‘Chhote Nawab’ is an easily relatable role for me. Its a coming of age role of a teenager who is dealing with a gamut of emotions and changes, even as he tries to make sense of a distinct cultural background that what he is used to. It’s been fantastic working with the team.”
Director Kumud Chaudhary says, “Svar Kamble plays a pivotal role in Chhote nawab – he is the heart and soul of the narrative and a complex role to tackle . I am delighted how young Svar has risen up to the challenge and given it life. ”
The story follows the coming of age of a Muslim teenaged boy who arrives from London to his hometown in India for the first time and develops a deep crush on his rebellious cousin sister. His pursuit of her peels back the ugly layers of patriarchy and classism that pervade the culture of his traditional Muslim family.