May 7, 2021: Bollywood actor Harish Patel to act in Eternals, the latest movie by Marvel Cinematic Universe. Patel is a well-known face from both stage and screen. His prolific career includes roles in films such as Mandi, Gunda, Mr India as well as TV shows like Malgudi Days, Yatra, Bharat Ek Khoj and Wagle Ki Duniya and many others.
Eternals, directed by Oscar-winner Chloe Zhao, boasts an ensemble cast led by Angelina Jolie.
Harish Patel to act in Eternals
Veteran actor Harish Patel confirmed that he will be making a brief appearance in Marvel’s upcoming film Eternals while revisiting his Ibu Hatela still. The actor, however, added that he cannot divulge details about his role right now.
As soon as the teaser was dropped on the Internet, a section of netizens recalled Harish’s iconic character Ibu Hatela from Mithun Chakraborty starter Gunda.
Marvel Studios on May 3, released a three-minute-long video titled Marvel Studios Celebrates the Movies, that looked back at the Marvel films that have released to date and revealed their plans for MCU phase 4.
The video also offered a first look at Marvel’s upcoming film Eternals. To many people’s surprise, Gunda fame actor Harish Patel was also spotted standing beside Kumail Nanjiani in one scene.
The actor has now confirmed that he is part of Eternals but hasn’t revealed the details about his role.
Harish Patel to act in Eternals, actor confirms
The description shared by Marvel.com reads, “Eternals features an exciting new team of Super Heroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, ancient beings who have been living on Earth in secret for thousands of years. Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, an unexpected tragedy forces them out of the shadows to reunite against mankind’s most ancient enemy, the Deviants.”
After a few social media users spotted Harish Patel in the first look of Eternals, the Bollywood actor has confirmed he is indeed a part of the Marvel movie.
Eternals, the upcoming movie from the Marvel Comic Series
Eternals is based on the Marvel Comics series of the same name about an immortal alien race who live secretly on Earth. Salma Hayek and two Game of Thrones alumni – Kit Harington and Richard Madden – also star, in addition to Kumail Nanjiani who went viral after getting ripped for his role as Kingo, an Eternal who can project cosmic energy from his hands and who is living on Earth as a Bollywood star.
Harish has confirmed that he’s part of the movie but hasn’t revealed the details about his role.
“Yes, the man you saw in the teaser is me,” he said. “I can just confirm that I am doing Eternals but cannot speak about it right now. The makers haven’t even announced my name, and I will wait for them to do that,” he added.
Eternals will release on November 5, as revealed in this three-minute video.