It is being reported by The Times of India and India Today that top Indian Actor Farhan Akhtar has been cast in a Marvel project and is currently in Bangkok, Thailand to film. Ms. Marvel, being the only Marvel project currently filming in the country, seems to be the obvious choice for this cast addition.
Confirming the news, a source close to the development said, “Farhan is currently stationed in Bangkok, along with an international cast and crew, for the shoot of a project with Marvel Studios. All other details of the project are strictly under wraps.”From India Today and Times of India
No word yet on the role that Akhtar is playing but given his popularity and talent it is likely to be a significant one in the series. He recently appeared in The Sky is Pink with Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Akhtar has a starring role in the upcoming sports drama Toofaan directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra.
Ms. Marvel is currently filming and expected to release in late 2021.