Vivek Oberoi, who has entertained audiences with his portrayal of gangsters in films, says he enjoys playing real life characters on screen. “Gangster and real life characters always excites me as an actor,” the Shootout At Lokhandwala star said in a statement.
Vivek is all set to portray the role of former underworld don Muthappa Rai in his forthcoming gangster drama Rai helmed by Ram Gopal Varma (RGV). “To portray a larger-than-life character like Muthappa Rai on the big screen will be a challenging task. I am working hard towards it,” the 39-year-old actor said.
Rai will go on floors this June and it will be shot in various locations including London, Dubai and India.
Vivek made his debut in Bollywood with underworld drama Company which was a huge hit.
Watch: Vivek Oberoi in a song from his debut film Company
He played Maya Dolas in Sanjay Gupta’s Shootout At Lokhandwala and returned for another such performance as gangster-turned-politician Pratap Ravi in RGV’s Rakht Charitra.
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