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Wait, what? Gulshan Grover is playing a good guy now. Guess the villain

Gulshan Grover is set to feature in a web movie called Badman; he will be playing the hero in it, rather than the villain.

bollywood Updated: Mar 27, 2016 18:17 IST
Shalvi Mangaokar
Shalvi Mangaokar
Hindustan Times
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Actor Gulshan Grover poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film Beeba Boys, showing as part of the London Film Festival, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015.(AP)

After entertaining audiences for years on the silver screen, Bollywood’s very own villain, Gulshan Grover, is all set to take his career to the next level. We are told that Gulshan hopes to take the Internet by storm with an upcoming web movie, called Badman. Apparently, the film is a comedy, and the actor plans to use it to make his acting comeback. But this time, he will play the hero in it.

Read: Why is Bollywood’s ‘bad man’ Gulshan Grover angry?

A source close to the actor reveals, “The web movie explores the dark, yet funny side of Bollywood, and features some hilarious situations. Chunky Panday will play the villain in it.” The movie has been co-written by Soumik Sen, the writer and director of the critically-acclaimed film, Gulaab Gang (2013), and by popular stand-up comedian Anuvab Pal. Soumik has also directed the movie.

Watch the Gulaab Gang trailer here

When contacted, Gulshan confirms the news, saying, “I have always looked for newer challenges. It feels exciting to try something novel, and hence I am doing my first web movie. That makes me the first Bollywood star to do a movie for the web.”

Read: I didn’t like Karan Johar in Bombay Velvet: Gulshan Grover

Gulshan adds, “Digital entertainment is gaining popularity today, and adapting to the changing times is important. Its reach is far better than other mediums. I am sure the film is going to be a treat for the audience. I hope to take my fans by surprise by playing the hero, and showing them my not-so-bad side. I am looking forward to it.”

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First Published: Mar 27, 2016 18:16 IST