Shekhar Kapur to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 73-year-old James Bond from India?

Is Kapur set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in January 2019. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Shekhar Kapur.

UPDATE 22/02/2019 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Every man, at some point in his life, wishes he could be James Bond. And with the news that Daniel Craig may well be out as 007, there are a whole bunch of actors from London to New Delhi wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Shekhar Kapur become the Seventh James Bond?

Kapur’s star has been rising in recent years . His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Kapur now is – what next?

Three reasons Shekhar Kapur would be good for the James Bond franchise

  1. It would clarify that Bond is a rotating identity: If M can be a woman, why can't James Bond be a 73-year-old Indian?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Kapur.
  3. It would give Shekhar Kapur a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Kapur To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy

Twitter was flooded again Thursday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Shekhar Kapur for James Bond.

“His name is Kapur. Shekhar Kapur!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) February 21, 2019
“An Indian James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) February 21, 2019
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Kapur has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) February 21, 2019

Rumors about Shekhar Kapur stepping into the role's next iteration have been floating about for a while now. He is characterized by being smooth, slick, handsome, rugged and charming. These are definitely the characteristics needed to play James Bond. Don’t you agree?

Do you think Shekhar Kapur should be the next James Bond?

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