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Brendan Fraser’s in India to shoot a movie with Ronit Roy, Radhika Apte

Hollywood actor Brendan Fraser of The Mummy trilogy fame is in Mumbai to shoot The Field, and he will soon head to the capital for the filming of the movie, revealed Indian actor Ronit Roy.

hollywood Updated: Jun 14, 2016 14:06 IST
Brendan Fraser

In The Mummy, Fraser played Rick O’Connell.

Hollywood actor Brendan Fraser of The Mummy trilogy fame is in Mumbai to shoot The Field, and he will soon head to the capital for the filming of the movie, revealed Indian actor Ronit Roy.

The shooting of the film, directed by Rohit Karn Batra, will begin in Mumbai. It also stars Neeraj Kabi, Radhika Apte and Prem Chopra.

Ronit told IANS: “I am shooting with him (Fraser) from June 17. It is a great script and I play a very complex character. I am very excited about my role.”

“Some portions of the film will be shot in Delhi and some in Mumbai. The main focus will be Delhi,” he said.

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The Field is Ronit’s first Hollywood project, while Fraser has starred in projects like Bedazzled, George of the Jungle, Looney Tunes: Back in Action and Journey to the Center of the Earth. In The Mummy, he played Rick O’Connell.

Ronit, a popular name in the Indian TV industry and an actor who has starred in films like Udaan, That Girl in Yellow Boots and 2 States, said that his role in The Field will be somewhat “grey, complex”.

According to a previous report by hollywoodreporter.com, Guy Louthan and Jai Khanna of Brillstein Entertainment Partners are producing The Field, which is a multi-storied crime thriller set in the heart of New Delhi.

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“It explores an undercover operation between a generational Indian mafia family through the themes of greed, corruption, family and loyalty,” read a description of the movie.

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