Unconfirmed reports are that the Mollywood heartthrob Dulquer Salmaan is all set to make his Bollywood debut. He will be part of an untitled comedy genre movie, which will also feature Irrfan Khan and the popular web series actor Mithila Palkar (‘Girl in the city’ fame), reports leading daily.
Though the star himself is tight-lipped about his Bollywood project, sources in the Mollywood town say that he has been chosen to play a role in a light-hearted comedy film.
The film will be directed by debutante Akarsh Khurana and the paper work is currently going on in Mumbai. Apparently, this is a light-hearted comedy that will see Dulquer and Irfan Khan as friends on a road trip. This film is written by Hussain Dalal, the writer of Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani and 2 States, and will be bankrolled by Ronnie Screwvala.
Dulquer, Irfan Khan and Mithila Palkar Fills the Cast
Initially, Abhishek Bachchan was chosen for this role, but had to reject the offer because the dates of this film clashed with that of JP Dutta’s Paltan.
Dulquer Salmaan’s upcoming releases are Soubin Shahir’s Parava and Bejoy Nambiar’s Solo. The Solo is a bilingual film and it has Neha Sharma making her debut in Kollywood and Mollywood. Reports are that the movie Solo will be released both in Malayalam and Tamil on same day, September 21st.
A Light-Hearted Comedy Film, Set in Backdrops of A Road Trip
On Bollywood film, sources are rife with the news that Dulquer would be flying down to the Bombay to discuss the project with the filmmakers. During this visit, he will get instructions about his role and the preparations he has to make to get into the skin of the character. And the movie is said to be start rolling by August end.
The star, who updates his fans about his projects, has not yet made an official announcement about his Bollywood debut yet. While, the Solo teaser which got released today is getting unanimous response from movie goers.
Stay tuned for more updates.