Dwayne Bravo turns actor

Deccan Chronicle.  | Sashidhar Adivi

Entertainment, Tollywood

West Indies cricketer Dwayne Bravo will soon star in a film, helmed by National award winning documentary filmmaker Aarti Shrivastava.

T. G. Vishwa Prasad, Dwayne Bravo and Natraj Pillai.

Known for his singing and dancing, fans will now see West Indies cricketer Dwayne Bravo embrace his acting abilities. The Chennai Super Kings player will be seen in a film, promoting social awareness with regard to women’s hygiene. “We are delighted to share the news of signing up with celebrated cricketer, to make a social awareness film. We are planning to shoot the film in the picturesque locales of Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu and in Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies,” says producers T. G. Vishwa Prasad, Vivek Kuchibhotla and executive producer Natraj Pillai. It was the concept and subject of the film that hooked Bravo. “When we met him last year in Chennai, he was keen to do something on social awareness. So we pitched the idea of the film; Bravo was excited and agreed to do it,” Vivek added. Justifying the reason for choosing Bravo, Vivek states, “We want this film to have a global appeal. Since Bravo is known globally we thought he can take the film to a global level. The 60-minute film, directed by Aarti Shrivastava, will be made in English and dubbed into other languages.