Hrithik Roshan to make his digital debut with a Sci-Fi thriller?

Yes, you read that! Digital giant Netflix is keen on casting the ‘Jodha Akbar’ actor. And if the grapevine is anything to go by; 2.0 director S Shankar, has already begun working on a script and if all goes well the director will pitch the script to Hrithik and things shall start falling in place.

Hrithik Roshan to make his digital debut with a Sci-Fi thriller? Hrithik Roshan to make his digital debut with a Sci-Fi thriller? Source : press

With an array of Bollywood actors like Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and R Madhavan to name a few; we may see Bollywood's Greek God, Hrithik Roshan himself, making his digital debut with a leading giant in the near future. 


Yes, you read that! Digital giant Netflix is keen on casting the ‘Jodha Akbar' actor. And if the grapevine is anything to go by; 2.0 director S Shankar, has already begun working on a script and if all goes well the director will pitch the script to Hrithik and things shall start falling in place.


A source close to the director was quoted saying that Shankar has always been a fan of the ‘Guzaarish' actor and his work. The source was quoted saying," Shankar has always been keen to work with Hrithik Roshan and has been trying since the last four years but somehow it has never worked out. Shankar feels with Hrithik's good looks, great physique, and superb dancing skills, he can do justice to the kind of scripts that Shankar has."


The source further revealed," Once the final draft is ready, Shankar will begin his recce for the shoot. The project is likely to roll in October and will be shot in a South-east Asian island."


"The team is currently working on the script of the underwater thriller. It is yet unclear whether it will be a movie or a series. In either case, Netflix has shown a keen interest in the idea."


While there were rumors that Hrithik was previously approached by Amazon Prime for a web series. Commenting on the same; a source close to the actor has revealed," He's open to trying out all avenues and isn't averse to the digital platform as well. So when they approached him for a meeting, he readily agreed. Although there have just been initial talks, the team is working and putting a proper script in place."


On the professional front Hrithik Roshan is all geared up for his next release ‘Super 30' is the biopic of real-life mathematician Anand Kumar. 


Talking about the film; Roshan was quoted saying," I was pretty good at Mathematics as a kid. Unlike others, I used to love solving Maths problems. I don't need to sit and teach Maths to my kids (Hrehaan and Hridhaan) because they are also very good at it."


On the other hand; after directing the megastar Rajnikanth in 2.0, director S Shankar is all set to helm Indian 2, which is the sequel to his hit 1996 crime thriller Indian, with Kamal Haasan along with Akshay Kumar in the lead role.