Sobhita Dhulipala’s Journey to Hollywood: From Monkey Man Audition to Cannes Debut
Sobhita Dhulipala Auditioned for Dev Patel’s Monkey Man in 2016
Before making her debut at the Cannes Film Festival, Sobhita Dhulipala revealed that she had auditioned for a role in the upcoming film Monkey Man, starring Dev Patel, in 2016.
Anurag Kashyap, who directed Sobhita in her debut film Raman Raghav 2.0, shared the trailer of Monkey Man on his Instagram story, expressing support for her Hollywood journey.
Sobhita Dhulipala’s Trip Down Memory Lane
In response to Anurag Kashyap’s post, Sobhita took a trip down memory lane and revealed that she had auditioned for the role in Monkey Man just a day before she left for the Cannes Film Festival with Raman Raghav 2.0.
She thanked Anurag for the opportunity and shared that it had been a beautiful ride.
Monkey Man: A Glimpse into Dev Patel’s Revenge-Seeking Character
The recently released trailer of Monkey Man offers a glimpse into Dev Patel’s character, who seeks revenge against the underworld due to childhood traumas.
The film, directed by Dev Patel himself, was finished in 2021 and acquired by an OTT platform for a reported 30 million dollars.
It features actors such as Sharlto Copley, Pitobash, Sikandar Kher, Vipin Sharma, Ashwini Kalsekar, Adithi Kalkunte, and Makarand Deshpande in supporting roles.
Dev Patel’s First Venture into Directing
Monkey Man marks Dev Patel‘s first venture into directing.
The film is produced by Patel, Jomon Thomas, Oscar-winning filmmaker Jordan Peele, Win Rosenfeld, Ian Cooper, Basil Iwanyk, Erica Lee, Christine Haebler, and Anjay Nagpal.
Patel developed the movie from his original story and wrote the screenplay along with Paul Angunawela and John Collee.
Sobhita Dhulipala’s Hollywood Journey
Sobhita Dhulipala‘s journey to Hollywood began with her audition for Monkey Man in 2016.
Since then, she has starred in several notable films, including The Body, Ghost Stories, and Moothon.
In 2020, she made her debut at the Cannes Film Festival with the film Sir.
Sobhita is now gearing up for the release of Monkey Man, which is scheduled to hit theaters in the United States on April 5.