January 27, 2012 09:22:47 PM IST Joginder Tuteja, Glamsham Editorial
Now this one caught us really off guard. For his upcoming film BHAIYYAJI SUPERHIT, Sunny Deol is going through two major changes. First and foremost he won't be playing a Punjabi in the film and secondly, he is playing a Don who, hold your breath, wants a film to be made on himself.
Informs our well placed source, "With the success of YAMLA PAGLA DEEWANA behind him, Sunny has made up his mind to do more action-comedies. One such change is to stop playing a Punjabi in each of his films, as is the case with BHAIYYAJI SUPERHIT. Secondly he would be seen as a Varanasi based Don who dreams of seeing himself on the big screen."
To facilitate this mad affair, he seeks the services of Arshad Warsi and Tusshar Kapoor who are playing a director and a writer respectively. While Arshad has played an actor in SHORT KUT - THE CON IS ON (where Akshaye Khanna had played a director), Tusshar was seen as a writer in his last release THE DIRTY PICTURE.
"BHAIYYAJI SUPERHIT is designed as a madcap entertainer though," the source continues, "As a 'Bhaiyyaji', Sunny has only one desire which is to see a 'superhit' film being made around him. This is a kind of character that he has never played before. Along with director Neeraj Pathak, with whom he has enjoyed some great tuning after making critically acclaimed RIGHT YAAA WRONG, he wants to explore an altogether different genre now. With Ameesha Patel already on board and talks on with Preity Zinta as well, this one is going to be one riotous multi starrer."
Of course with Sunny in the middle of affairs, action would form a major part of the narrative as well. However the makers intend to keep the film's mood as lively instead of bringing in any serious elements. The film goes on floors next month.