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Diljit Dosanjh is like a brother to me, says Angad Bedi about his Soorma co-actor

Angad Bedi, who recently tied the knot with Neha Dhupia, is going to be seen as Diljit Dosanjh’s brother in Soorma.

bollywood Updated: Jun 06, 2018 15:21 IST
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service
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Angad Bedi has earned praise for his role in Tiger Zinda Hai. (Photo: Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)

Angad Bedi, who is gearing up for the release of his upcoming film Soorma along with Diljit Dosanjh, says the Punjabi star is like a brother to him. “Diljit Dosanjh is like a brother to me. We stay in touch almost everyday... We bond over a lot of things. I am a big fan of his music... He’s a big star overseas. We speak the same language. He comes from Ludhiana and my roots are from Amritsar. We care for one another,” said Angad..

In Soorma, a sports biopic, Angad will be essaying former hockey player and mentor Bikramjit Singh to Diljit’s character Sandeep Singh. The actor, who recently tied the knot with actress Neha Dhupia, says he was specially trained by both Bikramjit Singh and Sandeep Singh.

“Bikramjit in the film is an explosive hockey player. I had to gain a lot of muscle weight. I had to add core fit... I had to learn how he dribbles the ball and how he keeps the hockey and ball close to each other,” he said.

“Yes, there was a lot of physical demands to the role at the same time I have played intense characters in my film but this one is much more loved and emotional character,” he added.

The film also stars Taapsee Pannu and is directed by Shaad Ali.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

First Published: Jun 06, 2018 15:20 IST