"I've to tell you. I'm very excited about this role because like every Indian boy, I played cricket in school and college. Then when Sehwag became national champ, Haryana's chest swelled with pride. Now by playing a cricketer, I feel I am fulfilling a dream that Sehwag has already fulfilled for us," Hooda told Zee News.
"Virender is not just a great batsman, he's an entertainer on the field. I firmly believe whether you're an actor or cricketer, you've to entertain people in your field. I think Virender does that very well," he said.
Randeep Hooda has recently replaced Arunoday Singh on Kareena Kapoor's favour.