Vidyut Jammwal won't be part of Sujoy Ghosh's next

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Mar 30, 2015, 4:54 pm IST
Updated Mar 29, 2019, 1:35 pm IST
The 34-year-old actor said he doesn't see himself in a film of this genre
Vidyut Jamwal (Photo: DC archives)
 Vidyut Jamwal (Photo: DC archives)

Mumbai: Vidyut Jamwal, who was last seen in ‘Bullett Raja’, has refused to be a part of Sujoy Ghosh’s next film. The film is based on the novel ‘The Devotion of Suspect X’.

Actors like Saif Ali Khan and Kangana Ranaut will be seen in pivotal roles. Vidyut felt that the script was interesting but he doesn’t see himself filling in the character’s shoes. “I didn't see myself in a film of this genre,” he says. “I'd met Sujoy a few times but I hadn't signed any contract or committed myself to the film. It (the story) sounded interesting but it just wasn't for me. Sujoy is a great director with an amazing sensibility and I'd like to work with him in the future,” he further added.

 

Meanwhile, the actor has two films announced and in the pipeline for release - Yaara directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia opposite Shruti Haasan, shoot of which is almost complete and Commando 2 produced by Vipul Shah, which will start in a few months.

Ask him about Yaara and he says, "I'm really excited about Yaara. It's been a tremendous experience playing characters that span age groups across every aspect. The vibe on the sets is so positive and everyone is very upbeat about the film. Working with Tishu sir again has been a phenomenal experience and I've gained such nuanced learning from him, which is hard to explain in words.

When asked about the sequel to his successful action film, Vidyut says, "Commando was very special to me and will always be. I'm hoping the sequel takes the franchise forward on an even larger and grander scale. Vipul Shah is at the helm of the project so he is the only person who can speak to you about the finer details."

Both the films are set to release this year. 

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