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Leonardo DiCaprio to take break from acting

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Los Angeles, Dec 15 :

Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio* has decided to take a “long break” from his acting career spanning over two decades.

Leonardo DiCaprio, Hollywood Actor
Leonardo DiCaprio, Hollywood Actor

The 39-year-old was part of adventure movie “Django Unchained” (2012). He then featured in “The Great Gatsby” (2013) and now he will be seen playing the lead role in “The Wolf of Wall Street”.

DiCaprio said he would take a hiatus from acting as soon as promotions of the Martin Scorsese’s directorial are over.

“I have done three films in two years. I am most certainly drained now. I will now take a long break before I come back,” DiCaprio said in a statement.

“The Wolf of Wall Street”, distributed by MVP Entertainment and PVR Pictures, will hit the screens Dec 25.  (IANS)

*DiCaprio whose portrayal of doomed suitor Jack Dawson in Titanic (1997) made him a generation’s definition of a heart-throb.

Throughout his career, DiCaprio has demonstrated a high level of dramatic versatility, from his breakout film role as a mentally challenged teenager in What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), through his work with Martin Scorsese in Gangs of New York (2002) and The Departed (2006).

More recently, DiCaprio earned critical notice for his starring roles in Christopher Nolan’s Inception (2010) and J. Edgar (2011), for which he received a Golden Globe nomination.