Hrithik Roshan releases Saif Ali Khan’s macho buff cop avatar in ‘Vikram Vedha’
Mumbai : The makers of the upcoming neo-noir thriller film ‘Vikram Vedha’ on Thursday treated fans with the first look of actor Saif Ali Khan, who will be seen playing a tough cop.Saif’s ‘Vikram Vedha’ co-actor Hrithik Roshan introduced his character on social media. He shared a picture of the actor from the sets of the film and wrote: “Vikram”.In the image, Saif looks dapper in a classic combination of a plain white T-Shirt with blue jeans. Saif’s macho and buff avatar as police officer Vikram in the film has fans swooning over the actor.The film stars Hrithik and Saif Ali Khan in lead roles, with Radhika Apte also playing an important character. Pushkar and Gayatri, the original writers and directors, are donning the director’s hats for the Hindi remake as well.Hrithik and Saif are acting together in a film after 20 years, their last joint appearance being in ‘Naa Tum Jaano Naa Hum’ (2002).
This original Tamil blockbuster starred R. Madhavan and Vijay Sethupathi.A cult film in its own right, ‘Vikram Vedha’ is based on the Indian meta-folktale ‘Vikram aur Betaal’ and tells the story of a tough police officer who sets out to track down and kill an equally tough gangster.’Vikram Vedha’ will mark the actor’s return as a cop after the massive success of ‘Sacred Games’, in which he played Sartaj Singh, a beaten-down cop with a second chance to prove himself.Even in his recent horror comedy, ‘Bhoot Police’, Saif played the character of Vibhooti, a quirky ghostbuster.The actor has already given audiences two different shades to quintessential cop roles and now, fans are calling for an encore on his cop avatar with ‘Vikram Vedha’.’Vikram Vedha’ is presented by Gulshan Kumar, T-Series Films and Reliance Entertainment in association with Friday Filmworks and YNOT Studios Production.The film is directed by Pushkar and Gayatri and co-produced by S. Sashikanth and Bhushan Kumar.’Vikram Vedha’ will hit the big screens globally on September 30.