Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar will be making an appearance in Ms Marvel, the first Muslim superhero series from Marvel Studios. The Disney+ show will be the first Hollywood project for Farhan Akhtar.
Farhan Akhtar is known for starring in hits like Rock On!, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and Dil Dhadakne Do.
Farhan Akhtar has also direct critically-acclaim and commercially-successful films such as Dil Chahta Hai, Lakshya, Don and Don 2.
The details of his character in Ms Marvel have been kept under wraps, even though it is said to be a guest appearance.
The 48-year-old Farhan Akhtar also share the news of him joining the cast of Ms Marvel in a post on Twitter.
Grateful that the universe gifts these opportunities to grow, learn and in this case have a ton of fun while doing it. #MsMarvel on @DisneyPlusHS @Marvel #ThisJune @preena621 ❤️ pic.twitter.com/5fYwNZIUoR— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) May 7, 2022
Ms Marvel will premiere on 8th June 2022 on streaming service Disney+ Hotstar, where it will be available in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam languages.
Farhan Akhtar is part of the blockbuster Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), is front by newcomer Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan aka Ms Marvel, a Muslim American teenager growing up in Jersey City.
Kamala is an avid gamer and a voracious fan-fiction scribe with an oversize imagination particularly when it comes to Captain Marvel (play by Brie Larson in the MCU).
As per official plotline :
Bad Boys for Life helmers Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, a two-time Oscar winner in the documentary short category, and Meera Menon, who has work on shows like The Walking Dead, have directed the episodes of the series.
Bisha K Ali, a scribe and stand-up comic known for her personal-political comedy, serves as head writer on the project.
The cast also includes Aramis Knight, Saagar Shaikh, Rish Shah, Zenobia Shroff, Mohan Kapur, Matt Lintz, Yasmeen Fletcher, Laith Nakli, Azhar Usman, Travina Springer and Nimra Bucha.