Mumbai, Apr 24 (ANI): Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah launched a DVD consisting of works of Shakespeare on the occasion of 445th birth anniversary of William Shakespeare.
Noted film critic Bhawana Somaaya also accompanied Shah during the DVD release function here last evening.
Although Shah appreciated the work of Shakespeare, but he said that performing his play was difficult in India, since the people don't speak in Shakespearean English accent.
"To perform a play of Shakespeare in India is impossible. I did try it once. I realised, it can't be done simply because the people who speak in that English accent are not here," said Shah.
Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's preeminent dramatist He is often called England's national poet. (ANI)