Lehren

Dulquer Salmaan to debut in Bollywood with Akarsh Khurana's film

Speculations are rife that the actor has been cast in an untitled project alongside actor Irrfan Khan and actress MithilaPalkar.

Dulquer Salmaan Dulquer Salmaan to debut in Bollywood with Akarsh Khurana's film Source : Press

Malayalam actor Dulquer Salmaan is gearing up for his Bollywood debut if the latest reports in the media are to be believed. Speculations are rife that the actor has been cast in an untitled project alongside actor Irrfan Khan and actress Mithila Palkar. It is being rumored that debutant director Akarsh Khurana will direct the film. Akarsh has previously worked as a dialogue writer in the successful films Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani and 2 States.

In a recent interview, Akarsh confirmed that he has indeed cast him in his upcoming project. Talking further about why he chose Dulquer for his film, Akarsh said, "I have been following Dulquer for a while. And I really loved his movie, Charlie. He has showcased a fantabulous performance in it. Then I watched his movies, Bangalore days, Kammattipaadam and so on...He is the perfect cast for the movie." Talking about Dulquer's character in the upcoming film, Akarsh said that the actor will play the role of a Bengaluru-based guy. Akarsh also said that Dulquer's character is that of a sweet yet serious person. The film's story will feature three characters played by Dulquer, Mithila and Irrfan who belong to different backgrounds but form an integral part of the story.

Akarsh has co-written the film with Hussain Dalal and revealed that Mithila won't be playing Dulquer's romantic interest in the film. Fans of DUlquer are eager to see the actor step into Bollywood as another set of audience in the rest of the country await his arrival.