Vivek Oberoi excels in 'Gangster' roles!!
Vivek Oberoi who made his debut in an unconventional launch pad as an underworld don 'Chandu' in COMPANY that earned him accolades for his sincere performance. Vivek literally got into the skin of the character of the gangster. And the portrayal of the same bespoke of his commitment & Integrity to his craft. Vivek next played a gangster character as 'Kesu Firangi' in OMKARA. And though the character was placed in the bad lands of UP, Vivek displayed a different nuances of the character as a 'Gangster'. He was critically appreciated again in OMKARA. Vivek will be seen again portraying the role of the dreaded gangster 'Maya Dolas' in SHOOTOUT AT LOKHANDWALA. He plays the Antagonist opposite the Protagonist Sanjay Dutt (A A Khan) in the real life 'Encounter' drama that rocked the Nation!!
Just like Mr. Bachchan, who was known as the 'Angry Young Man' & SRK as the 'Eternal Lover Boy' Vivek Oberoi seems to be the best star actor to portray the 'Gangster' roles.
Vivek Oberoi style acting helps in understanding the different psychological traits of 'Gangsters' in film right from Company, Omkara & the soon to be released 'Shoot out at Lokhandwala'. In every gangster roles, Vivek realistically portrayed different dimensions to the character. He literally lives the character.
All eyes are now on Vivek Oberoi, since he had made a stellar debut in COMPANY and was the most talked about sensation.
According to sources his portrayal of the dreaded don ?Maya Dolas? is a step above COMPANY. He also portrays the human aspect of 'Maya Dolas' besides his obsession to work- whether that meant extortion or murder. Maya Dolas was unlike the stereotype goon. He was an obsessive workaholic in crime!!