Leonardo DiCaprio wants no introduction. The Academy Award winner is celebrating his forty seventh birthday as we speak on November 11. Whereas the American actor is well-liked worldwide, he additionally has an Indian connection which not many individuals know. His stepmother Peggy Ann Farar is an Amritdhari Sikh who sports activities all of the 5 Okay’s. In response to a number of media studies, Peggy embraced Sikhism way back, however her full devotion to the faith emerged within the early 2010s. Peggy was part of DiCaprio’s rising years, and shares an excellent relationship with the actor.
Peggy is the second spouse of DiCaprio’s father George DiCaprio, and the 2 married in 1995. George and his first spouse Iremelin Indenbirken – the organic mom of DiCaprio – parted methods when he was simply one-year-old. Professionally, George can also be within the media enterprise and his credit embrace author, editor, distributor and writer.
Peggy has made a number of appearances in her conventional apparel at awards exhibits and different public occasions along with her household. She had additionally attended the premiere of As soon as Upon a Time in Hollywood in 2019. In addition to DiCaprio, the Quentin Tarantino film additionally starred Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie.
Speaking of DiCaprio’s Indian connection, the actor has additionally labored with Bollywood famous person Amitabh Bachchan. The 2 have been seen collectively within the 2013 romantic drama The Nice Gatsby. Although Amitabh performed a really quick function within the Buz Luhrrmann film, it nonetheless supplied a possibility for followers to see DiCaprio and the Huge B in the identical body.
Amitabh performed the function of Meyer Wolfsheim – a gambler – within the film. He’s launched in The Nice Gatsby at a salon store the place DiCaprio’s character Jay Gatsby arranges a gathering between Meyer and Tobey Maguire’s character Nick Carraway.
The film acquired blended critiques from critics, however was a business success. It grossed greater than $350 million on the international field workplace.