Saif Ali Khan turns action hero in Bullet Raja

The actor will next be seen in a film based on the Utter Pradesh mafia


After delighting audiences with his role in Cocktail, actor Saif Ali Khan is set to try his action avatar for Tigmanshu Dhulia’s new film Bullet Raja.

“The film will [start filming] in November and will be shot in and around Lucknow,” Dhulia said and added that the it will be set against the backdrop of the Uttar Pradesh-based mafia in north India.

The director also clarified that Khan’s character will bear no resemblance to his portrayal of Langda Tyagi in Vishal Bhardwaj’s critically acclaimed Omkara.

“I’ve already said that if Saif, who is a very urban guy, can carry the role of Langda Tyagi in Omkara so convincingly, then he can do any role. So people are drawing my reference in a different way.”

Dhulia, who is riding high on the success of Paan Singh Tomar, recently finished the shooting of Sahib, Biwi Aur Gangster 2.