Cillian Murphy draws upon the Bhagavad Gita as part of his preparation for the role of J. Robert Oppenheimer in Christopher Nolan's film "Oppenheimer."

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The Bhagavad Gita served as a source of inspiration for Murphy, who found the text beautiful and consoling.

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J. Robert Oppenheimer, known as one of the fathers of the atomic bomb, also found solace in the Bhagavad Gita, particularly after the successful nuclear bomb test.

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Murphy acknowledges his own inspiration from the sacred text while discussing Oppenheimer's connection to it

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The actor playfully deflects questions about his specific learnings from the Bhagavad Gita

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"Oppenheimer," directed by Christopher Nolan, is a historical drama 

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The film was directed by Kai Bird and Martin J. Based on Sherwin's Pulitzer Prize-winning book "American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer"

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"Oppenheimer" is set to release on July 21, coinciding with the release of Greta Gerwig's "Barbie."

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The film recently premiered in Paris to outstanding reviews, with many considering it one of Nolan's best works

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The story delves into the fascinating life of J. Robert Oppenheimer, exploring his contributions and complexities as a historical figure

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