Kay Kay Menon to slip into the role of Dawood Ibrahim's father, Ibrahim Kaskar?
After playing police officer Rakesh Maria in Black Friday, sources say Kay Kay Menon roped in to portray Dawood Ibrahim's father in Farhan Akhtar's web series on the underworld.
Years after he portrayed the role of then-DCP Rakesh Maria in Anurag Kashyap's Black Friday (2007), it appears Kay Kay Menon will be part of another screen adaptation of author S Hussain Zaidi's books. mid-day has learnt that the actor will slip into the role of Dawood Ibrahim's father, Ibrahim Kaskar, in Excel Entertainment's upcoming web series that traces the rise and fall of underworld dons. Backed by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani, the 10-part series is based on Zaidi's work, Dongri to Dubai.
A source reveals, "Dawood's chapter touches upon his father, who was a head constable in the Mumbai Police. The makers were keen on Kay Kay as they felt he would be able to bring grit as well as fragility to the character. The cast is currently undergoing workshops before the series goes on floors next month."
mid-day reached out to Menon who remained unavailable for comment.
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