Saif Ali Khan’s recent release, a web series, Sacred Games is busy getting rave reviews from the critics worldwide. The actor is being lauded for his stellar performance and we are glad it worked in his favour. For the ones who are eagerly waiting for him to announce his next project, here are some exciting details about it and you can thank us later. Saif, in his recent interaction with Times of India, revealed he’s doing a period film next where he plays a character of Naga Sadhu! Yup, that’s right and we’ll elaborate it further for you.
The movie titled Hunter is an action thriller set in 1780, where Saif will play a Naga Sadhu. Speaking about it, the actor said to TOI, “My character is a failed Naga Sadhu, who has strong notions of revenge. The film is a drama set in Rajasthan. I even got my ears pierced for the role, which I was worried about initially. My hair has grown a lot. It bothered me throughout summer when I was shooting in Rajasthan’s sweltering heat. It took me 40 minutes to two hours sometimes to just get into hair and make-up for the part.” Remember when Taimur and Kareena accompanied Saif to Rajasthan? And Taimur even cheered for his father when he played gully cricket? It was for the same reason. The actor was then shooting for Hunter.
Revealing some more details about it, Saif said that the film is weird, but a part of a lifetime. He said, “I’ve always felt that there is one entity that is giving me things that I don’t deserve. That’s how I feel for the role, also. It’s too good to be true and it’s a complete experience. And though it takes ridiculous two hours of make-up and hair, it’s like the journey of a character in a Westerner (a Western film), who goes into another space all together with his experiences. It’s so fulfilling to watch old forts in Rajasthan come alive because of these shoots.” Well, we don’t know about you, but this movie sounds damn exciting and we are already rooting for it.