Justice L Nageswara Rao, Supreme Court judge, got revealed today during his farewell ceremony – that he has acted in movies years ago.
A little known interesting fact about Justice L Nageswara Rao, Supreme Court judge, got revealed today during his farewell ceremony – that he has acted in movies years ago.
“He has acted in many films as police inspector. He has acted in a movie called “Kanoon Apna Apna” with Kader Khan and Sanjay Dutt”, Senior Advocate Pradeep Rai, the Vice President of the Supreme Court Bar Association, said during his farewell ceremony. “Kanoon Apna Apna” was released in 1989. Justice Rao was seen chuckling when Rao said this.
“Justice Rao was also a film actor in his young age. I just learnt it now”, the Attorney General for India KK Venugopal said during his address.
Senior Advocate Vikas Singh, the President of the Supreme Court Bar Association, also made a comment about Justice Rao’s acting skills. “It is not a secret now that he has acted in movies, and he has a diverse personality. Acting is a very difficult task and if he has done that, it shows how diverse a personality he has”, Singh said.
In his reply speech, Justice Rao said that he was into theatre during his youth and one of his cousins was a director, and that is how he ended up in films.
“Vikas Singh was talking about my acting skills. I was into theatre and one of my cousins was a director and asked me to do a short role and there ended the matter”, Rao said.
“I didn’t want to become an actor. All of you know, Lawyers act in courts…. judges also do”, he added