Anupam Kher to feature in new American series

Actor Anupam Kher will star in the upcoming New Amsterdam medical drama series.

NBC has given out the first series order from its pilot crop for the 2018-2019 season, reports Variety.

An excited Kher, 63, tweeted: “Happy to share the great news! The NBC pilot New Amsterdam I shot for in New York has been picked up to be a series now. Here comes the Indian actor to join the cast and crew in New York.”

He also posted a series of photograph with actress Freema Agyeman.

“Dearest Freema my favourite co actor from Sense8! Looking forward to sharing the screen space with you in the new NBC series New Amsterdam,” he wrote.

Inspired by Bellevue, the oldest public hospital in America, the series follows the brilliant and charming Dr Max Goodwin played by Ryan Eggold, the institution’s newest medical director.

The cast also includes Janet Montgomery, Jocko Sims, and Tyler Labine.