Kashmir’s ‘Tyrion Lannister’ doppelganger bags Bollywood film | People News


NEW DELHI: Kashmir Valley’s ‘Tyrion Lannister’ Tariq Mir, 31 has bagged a task in Bollywood Producer Ekta Kapoor’s upcoming film ‘U Turn’. Mir is a lookalike of Hollywood star Peter Dinklage, who performed Tyrion Lannister within the well-known sequence ‘Game of Thrones’. 

In south Kashmir’s Bumthan Village of Anantnag, Mir used to run a grocery retailer till he was noticed by Bollywood director Imtiaz Ali, who took a selfie with him throughout a competition in Anantnag. Mir grew to become an prompt web sensation and folks have been shocked to see Peter Dinklage lookalike in Anantnag. 

Life has since utterly modified for Mir. He is fondly addressed as Tyrion by everybody and folks typically queue as much as take selfies with him. Mir has already labored with Bollywood superstars like Salman Khan in ‘Bharat’ film. 

”There was a winter competition in Pahalgam, I had a program, Bollywood Director Imtiaz Ali took a selfie with me, and he shared it on his Instagram. That grew to become viral the world over. And everybody stated It’s Peter Dinklage in Kashmir, and since I’m right here in Kashmir and Peter is within the US. I acquired provides after these photos and I used to be shocked. They supplied me a task in a ‘Bharat’ film, and after I acquired to know the film stars Salman Khan, it was a dream come true. I’m his massive fan. And individuals on the units referred to as me Tyrion. Salman Khan picked me up in his arms within the film scene, I used to be extraordinarily joyful,” stated Tariq Mir. 

Salman Khan

Tariq Mir

Mir goals of travelling to the United States in the future and meet his Hollywood icon Peter Dinklage. Mir additionally has not forgotten the times when individuals used to snicker at him because of his brief top. And now he desires to vary the individuals’s notion of dwarfism in India in addition to in Bollywood. 

”I’m 4’3 inches, at first individuals used to snicker at me, and now they stroll as much as me asking for selfies, autographs, it makes me joyful. Everyday individuals come to me. I started working in Kashmiri serials. I labored with the Kashmir Tourism division and with Delhi Tourism. I had a number of provides from these departments. ” stated Tariq Mir. 

The Jammu and Kashmir authorities additionally made an advert that includes Mir as Kashmir’s personal Tyrion Lannister in snow clad mountains of Gulmarg to draw increasingly more tourism. 




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