Ben Kingsley Plays a Sikh in New Film “Learning to Drive”

Ben Kingsley tries on a Brooklyn cab driver accent for ‘Learning to Drive”

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Ben Kingsley (left) plays a driving instructor for Patricia Clarkson, a newly divorced woman in “Learning to Drive.”
By Lou Lumenick
“I don’t really find acting challenging,’’ he says in a phone interview. The character, who wears a Sikh turban and daylights as a driving instructor for a newly divorced woman (Patricia Clarkson), “was a university instructor in India, so he carries himself in a certain way. I find it thrilling to discover things about a character, particularly if he has a flaw the actor can make the audience learn to love.”
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