The latest name doing the rounds is that of Randeep Hooda. He was recently approached, but the channel was told that Randeep is busy for the next two years. So they will have to wait till 2016 for him.
Meanwhile, they are also in talks with Mithun Chakraborthy to essay the role, but the veteran actor features as a judge of a dance reality show on a rival channel.
Meanwhile, Danny Dengzongpa who was earlier approached as reported ‘Danny on TV?’ (Hitlist, November 13) has not yet said a yes to the producers.