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Diljit Dosanjh 'Could Not Relate' to the Role Offered in Baadhshaho

"Milan sir is a nice director. The role that I was offered I felt I would not be able to justify. It was a nice role. But I couldn't relate to the character. I felt I couldn't just do it. I did speak to Milan sir after that," Diljit said

  | September 25, 2016 18:40 IST (Mumbai)
Diljit Dosanjh

Diljit Dosanjh photographed in Mumbai.

Highlights

  • Baadshaho is set during the time when Indira Gandhi declared Emergency
  • Baadshaho is yet another collaboration between Ajay, Emraan Hashmi
  • The film will also feature Ileana D'Cruz, Esha Gupta
Popular Punjabi actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh opted out of Milan Luthria's Baadshaho after he felt that the part was not best suited for him.
Baadshaho is a thriller set in the time period between 1975 and 1977 when Prime Minister Indira Gandhi declared Emergency.
"Milan sir is a nice director. The role that I was offered I felt I would not be able to justify. It was a nice role. But I couldn't relate to the character. I felt I couldn't just do it. I did speak to Milan sir after that," Diljit told PTI.
Now that Emraan Hashmi has stepped into his shoes, Diljit is quite happy about it.
"I am fan of his work. God bless him. Emraan will do good work," he added.
The famous trio of Milan Luthria, Ajay Devgn and Emraan Hashmi will be seen again in this film for the second time after Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai.
The film will also feature Ileana D'Cruz, Esha Gupta and Vidyut Jamwal in prominent roles.
Co-produced by Milan and Bhushan Kumar and written by Rajat Aroraa, Baadshaho is a historical fiction.
Meanwhile, Diljit has come up with a new romantic number titled Do you know? in Punjabi. The video is produced independently under his own label Famous Studios.
The video has been directed by Mark Staubach, who is a prominent name in Hollywood.
 
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