Sushant Singh Rajput and challenging roles go hand in hand. From playing a simple town boy to essaying Indian skipper M.S Dhoni on the big screen, Sushant has given us plenty of reasons to cheer.
His last outing Raabta may have turned out to be a damp squid. But that hasn't deterred Sushant from slipping into exciting roles. This morning the actor dropped his first look from his upcoming film Son Chiriya which is a Ronnie Screwvala production and folks, you need to see it to believe it!
One look at Sushant and he instantly reminds you of Gabbar Singh from the iconic film Sholay. Doesn't he? The actor captioned the picture as, "Sushant wrote, "SONCHIRIYA #AbhishekChaubey @RSVPMovies @RonnieScrewvala @honeytrehan @psbhumi @BajpayeeManoj @RanvirShorey @ashutoshrana10."
What's Son Chiriya All About
Reportedly,the film revolves around Chambal dacoits and is set in the 1970s with Sushant Singh Rajput playing the lead role in this Abhishek Chaubey directorial.
How Sushant Prepped Up For His Role
The actor had earlier revealed to IANS in an interview, "Shooting for Abhishek Chaubey's film is on full swing. I came here in Chambal early to do a bit of warm up for the film. Visiting ravines, talking to locals, working on dialect and inflection and a bit of cut-off from everything before the shoot helps keep the right things in perspective."
Bhumi Pednekar's Fresh Pairing With Sushant
The makers have roped in Bhumi Pednekar to play SSR's love interest. Psst..we hear she too plays a dacoit in the film! Well, we are damn excited to catch a glimpse of her first look as well.
The Film Has A Fantastic Script
Bhumi was earlier quoted as saying, " This is going to be my next film after 'Shubh Mangal Saavdhan' and it's being directed by Abhishek Chaubey. 'Chambal' is the working title. It is a fantastic script. I am very excited to play this character. It is a challenging script and film."
Talking about working with Sushant, she had said: "Sushant is the main lead in the film and he is such a phenomenal actor. So, I am really excited to see how everything unfolds.
Bhumi had also expressed her excitement for this role and said, " Abhishek wants his characters to look like they are from Chambal of the 70s. and I want to get into the skin of her character."
Watch out this space for all the details on this film produced by Ronnie Screwvala.