Bollywood actor Anupam Kher has been on his USA visit for a long time. Recently he met the Indian tabla maestro, Zakir Hussain in New York.Anupam shared a video on Instagram where the actor can be seen praising the musician and feeling happy to meet Indians in New York.
The video was captioned, “Encounters in NY I was delighted to meet the maestro, the pride of our country Ustad #ZakirHussain Saab in NY. I am his admirer for a long long time. Such a humble man. It is pure Magic when he plays Tabla. Jai Ho to him!! folded hands emoji 🇮🇳 @zakirhq9 #Tabla #Artist #Indians”.
In the video Anupam said, “Acha laga New York jaise sheher mein Hindustaniyo ko mil kar, (Zakir) saab ko mil kar. Badi prerna hai ye (It’s nice to meet Indians in New York, to meet Zakir saab. He’s an inspiration)”.
In reply to Anupam’s praise Zakir Hussain called Anupam as his inspiration and that recalled of their last meeting in Chicago. Zakir Hussain said, “Aapse humesha milke acha lagta hai (It always feels nice to meet you),”
Anupam too recollected his memories of the day they met at Chicago and have insights into the event. He said, “Also, over there, in the morning, you were playing and I was in the audience because I got to know that you were performing there. So happy to see you”.
Check out Anupam’s video:
On the work front, Anupam was last in the third season of the American web series, ‘New Amsterdam’ where he played the role of Dr Vijay Kapoor, the head of the neurology department.