"I have done many things in this film and one of them is rapping... I have rapped for the first time," said the 53-year-old during the live trailer launch of the film at the Great India Place Mall here Saturday.
"Yes 25- 30 years back, I sang for some films and once again I have stepped in front of mike and the feeling is amazing."
Directed by Sanjay Gupta, "Shootout At Wadala" revolves around the first registered shootout of Mumbai police, in which gangster Manya Surve was shot dead in 1982 at Wadala.
Anil plays Assistant Commissioner of Police Isaque Bagwan in the film and he gave a live performance to launch the first trailer of the film. A shootout scene was staged here.
Produced by Ekta Kapoor, the crime thriller is set for a May 1 release and also features John Abraham, Kangna Ranaut, Tusshar Kapoor and Sonu Sood.