The Hush Post| 7:40 pm|one-minute-read|
Indian Cricketer Harbhajan Singh is all set to make his acting debut.
Harbhajan will be the lead star in Tamil film, Friendship. He shared the poster of the film on Twitter which shows hands of two different men united by a single handcuff. The backdrop is a building in a riot kind of scenario.
Film trade analyst Girish Johar also confirmed the film on Twitter.
He wrote, “Indian cricketer @harbhajan_singh will be the playing lead role in #Friendship Movie…its going to Spin WorldWide. @JPRJOHN1 @RIAZtheboss @Imsaravanan_ #ShamSurya #SeantoaStudio #Cinemaasstudio.” He said that the film will release in Tamil and four more languages.
The film has been made by John Paul Raj and Sham Surya. It also has a bottom line, ‘First time in cinema. A cricket legend plays main lead’. It has been produced by JPR and Stalin. It will hit the theatres this summer.
The fans of the spinner were elated to hear the news. A fan wished him “Best of luck Bhajji bhai!” Another wrote, “BEST OF LUCK PAJI”.
Harbhajan has appeared on several reality TV shows as guests
Harbhajan has the second-highest number of Test wickets by an off-spinner to his credit, behind Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan.
He is married to actress Geeta Basra. The two are parents to a three-year-old baby girl named Hinaya Heer Plaha.
Geeta has worked in a couple of Hindi and Punjabi films, including Dil Diya Hai, The Train, Zila Ghaziabad and Mr Joe B. Carvalho. She had also featured in Sukshinder Shinda and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan music video Ghum Sum Ghum Sum, in which she was cast opposite Rahul Bhat.
Harbhajan has appeared on several reality TV shows as guests. He had also made a special appearance in the film, Second Hand Husband, starring Geeta.
Earlier there were reports that Harbhajan was about to make his entry in Kollywood with Santhanam’s upcoming film, Dikkiloona.