Adil Hussain

Active - 2009 - Present  |   Born - Oct 5, 1963   |  

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  • Taught at the Netherlands Institute for 4 years. Has also taught at the Royal Conservatory of Performing Arts at The Hague.
  • Worked as a theatre artist before turning to movies.
  • In the early 1980s, performed with a group of stand-up comedians called the Bhaya Mama Group.
  • In 1999, his portrayal of Othello in Othello - a Play in Black and White directed by Roysten Abel was termed as the best piece of Shakespearean acting by the newspaper The Scotsman.
  • Received worldwide recognition for his role as the protagonist's father in Ang Lee's movie Life of Pi (2012).