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Rajkummar Rao Wants To Be Cast In An Action Film, Says 'Somebody Has To Take That Risk'

Written By Snehal Kataruka | Mumbai | Published:


  • Rajkummar expressed his desire of wanting to feature in an action film. 
  • He said that people are unaware of his interest in doing an action film and mentioned that someone has to take the risk of casting him.

Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao is known for his versatility and his love for cinema. He has gained tremendous respect and fame in the Hindi film industry, and he is one of the critics' favourites. He makes any character look effortless on screen and in the last few years, he has been approached by every famous filmmaker. 

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The polished actor has done astounding films like 'Newton', 'Trapped', 'Shahid', and 'Omerta' to name a few. His roles have been very divergent and the 'Bareily Ki Barfi' actor has proved his mettle time and again. But recently, Rajkummar expressed his desire of wanting to feature in an action film. 

Rajkummar Rao recently in an interview with PTI confessed that he wants to do action roles, he also mentioned that he began learning Taekwondo at an early age but it hasn't really come to any use yet. 

“Not many people know about this interest of mine in doing action, also somebody has to take that risk. Nobody can imagine me doing action, I hope someone casts me in an action film," Rao said.

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He claimed that one day he will do a film that showcases the action hero side of him to the audience. Currently, Rajkummar Rao is all set for the release of his next film 'Mental Hai Kya'. The upcoming Bollywood dark comedy stars Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao, Amyra Dastur, Jimmy Shergill, Mahaakshay Chakraborty and Vikrant Massey in the lead roles. Although makers have not opened up much about the plot of the upcoming venture, it has grabbed several eyeballs for the uncanny and whacky first looks of the lead pair- Kangana and Rajkummar. The film is staled to release on March 29, 2019.

Rajkummar will next be seen in ‘5 Weddings’ alongside Nargis Fakhri. The film is helmed by Indo-American director Namrata Singh Gujral, who is also the producer of the film. ‘5 Weddings’ marks the return of Nargis Fakhri to the silver screen after a hiatus of two years. 





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