After joining in politics of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banarjya’s party, popular Kolkata actor Dev has become irregular in movies. Now, he is keen to act in a meaningful commercial films instead of masala entertainers.
He will soon be playing the lead in Aniket Chattopadhyay’s Kabir, the story and script of which are written by the director himself.Confirming the news, Aniket said, “Yes, I am working with Dev in Kabir, where he plays the title role.
It’s a war movie and the story unfolds through Kabir’s journey.We will see Dev in different looks in this film. People are getting killed brutally in different parts of the world and there is a lot of unrest; my film talks about that. I will like to cast a non-Bengali girl as the female lead but I am yet to lock it.”
The cast also includes Goutam Halder, Arno, Ekavali Khanna, Soumyajit Majumdar and others. Kabir will go on the floors from the first week of September and will be shot in Sikkim, Kolkata and different parts of Maharashtra.