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I want to do a romantic film: R Madhavan

Tamil star R Madhavan, who began his Bollywood career as a lover boy in Rahna Hai Tere Dil Mein, wants to return to the romantic genre after exploring various characters in the Hindi film industry.

india Updated: Mar 04, 2009 20:33 IST

Tamil star R Madhavan, who began his Bollywood career as a lover boy in

Rahna Hai Tere Dil Mein

, wants to return to the romantic genre after exploring various characters in the Hindi film industry.



“I have not done many romantic films. My characters in

Guru

and

Rang De Basanti

were different though they had a romantic track. It seems that people like me in those romantic tracks. So I am thinking of doing an out and out romantic film,” the actor, who was in the capital to promote his supernatural thriller

13B

, told PTI in an interview.



With his dimpled smile and boyish charm, Madhavan has earned an image of romantic hero despite portraying different characters in Hindi and Tamil cinema. But the actor is selective when it comes to taking up new projects in Bollywood.



“I am drawn to the stories which are different and have something new. For me the script is most important criteria while selecting a film,” Madhavan said.



He is returning in a lead role in Bollywood after a long time with

13B

, a supernatural thriller which revolves around a middle class family and their television set.



Madhavan said he took up the project because it had an intriguing theme and is closer to the modern realities than other supernatural thrillers.