Om Puri to play General Kayani in upcoming Malala biopic

Controversial veteran actor creates some news on work front

After being in the news for all the wrong reasons recently, actor Om Puri finally has some work to talk about. The actor was accused of harassing wife will now play General Kayani in an upcoming Malala Yousafzai biopic.Kayani, the chief of army staff, had played an important role in saving the Pakistani education activist’s life.

The veteran actor told The Express Tribune that it was very noble what Kayani did for Malala and he’s excited to portray him in the film. Puri added that it is important to capture the essence of the person being portray ed and not imitate him or her.