Former Australian fast bowler Brett Lee will reportedly star in a Bollywood film, which is to be shot in Sydney.
Former Australian cricketer Brett Lee unveila the Cricket World Cup 2015 trophy, during the press conference to launch the travel package programme to be developed in partnership with trade partners in India at Hotel Leela, New Delhi. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Lee, who is treated as a rock star in India, is in Mumbai with Prime Minister Tony Abbott and they are expected to make an announcement shortly when the Australian prime minister visits a local cricket club.
The feature film is set to go into production in October and is the first from the recently established Australia-India film fund, News.com.au reported.
Lee, who is no novice when it comes to the flamboyant Indian film scene, will reportedly star alongside a famous Indian actress.
The former Australian pace express is a real crowd-pleaser in India and starred in the cricket-themed Bollywood film Victory, and famously sung a duet with the Queen of Bollywood, Asha Boshle, the report added.