Chef may not have performed at par with Saif Ali Khan’s expectations, but he’s not slowing down. The actor, who has a variety of roles on his plate now, will be seen in a whole different avatar in his next, Baazaar. He is acting in the role of a Gujarati businessman in the movie.
Directed by Gauravv K. Chawla, Baazaar revolves around the Indian stock market. Reportedly, it’s also inspired by the 2013 Hollywood hit The Wolf of Wall Street and will see the late Vinod Mehra’s son, Rohan Mehra, make his debut.
“It’s a bit early to talk about Baazaar, but I have to say it was very nice getting into that space,” Saif says. “My character is that of a Gujarati businessman. So, again, it’s a different look that I have. I will also have a little white in the hair!” He adds, “There were many lines to learn. I have to go through a lot of pages of dialogues and it’s very interesting and challenging. I thoroughly enjoyed it. ”
Saif’s known to be on good terms with most people in the industry, but unfortunately he ended up having a showdown with Sajid Khan after Humshakals. He even went on record to say that the movie was a mistake. Now, however, he says that he really likes Sajid.
“I really like him, and I hope he’s not upset that I keep saying that I really like him!” smiles Saif. “I would like to say that Humshakals is just another film that didn’t do well, but still made Rs 60 crore....