Factoid

Poor Arjun Tendulkar, he will always carry the weight of the Tendulkar surname with him. There are others who have successfully managed to subvert any such connection with their famous relatives. Nicholas Coppola, the nephew of the famous filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, was bent on making it as an actor. But on his own strength. Nicholas, who is a high school dropout changed his surname to have a completely independent identity. He was a great admirer of avant-garde composer John Cage and comicbook character Luke Cage. He entered the world of movies by the name that, you and I know as — Nicholas Cage. Did you, in your wildest imagination, ever connect him to Francis Ford Coppola?

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