Vivek Oberoi to play a cop in Kannada debut, Rustum

Aug 14, 2018, 16:22 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Vivek Anand Oberoi is excited to be a law-enforcer now. He last donned the uniform in Dum (2003), and ever since then, it is no turning back for this actor.

Vivek Oberoi to play a cop in Kannada debut, Rustum

Vivek Anand Oberoi, who was last seen in Bank Chor is all set for his Kannada debut. It seems like the actor is obsessed with playing a cop in his films. After giving us numerous cop characters, the Saathiya actor again turns cop for his Kannada debut, Rustum.

While the actor has managed to pull off grey characters like gangster Mayabhai in Shootout At Lokhandwala (2007), gangster-turned-politician Pratap Ravi in Rakhta Charitra (2010) or the evil Kaal in Krrish 3 (2013), Vivek is excited to be a law-enforcer once again.

Vivek ventured the Tamil industry with Vivegam, where he played a supporting character.

Mumbai Mirror reports a source close to Oberoi revealing that "Vivek recently kicked off prep on his Kannada debut, which is produced by Jayanna, alongside Shiva Rajkumar, who plays the lead. The gangster film is Shiva's most lavishly-mounted project to date."

As part of his preparation for the film, Oberoi has learned some Kannada. Oberoi's spokesperson confirmed the news, saying, "Yes, Vivek arrived in Bangalore to begin work on the film. It is a week-long schedule that wraps up on August 15."

Apart from Vivek Oberoi, the film also feature Shraddha Srinath as the lead.

Also Read: Vivek Oberoi: Language can't be parameter for judgment 

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