Mumbai: Popular Punjabi actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh opted out of Milan Luthria’s “Baadshaho” after he felt that he would not be able to do justice to the role offered to him.
“Baadshaho” is a thriller movie set in the period of 1975-77 when Prime Minister Indira Gandhi declared Emergency.
“Milan sir is a nice director. The role that I was offered I felt I would not be able to justify. It was a nice role. But I couldn’t relate to the character. I felt I couldn’t just do it. I did speak to Milan sir after that (referring to not doing the film),” Diljit said.
Now that Emraan Hashni has stepped into his shoes, Diljit is quite happy about it. “I am fan of his (Emraan) work. God bless him. Emraan will do good work,” he adds.
The famous trio of Milan Luthria, Ajay Devgn and Emraan Hashmi will seen again in this film for the second time after “Once Upon A Time In Mumbai”. The film will also features Ileana D’Cruz, Esha Gupta and Vidyut Jamwal in prominent roles. Co-produced by Milan and Bhushan Kumar and written by Rajat Aroraa, “Baadshaho” is a historical fiction.
Meanwhile, Diljit has come up with a new romantic number titled “Do you know?” in Punjabi. The video is produced independently under his own label Famous Studios.
The music video has been directed by Mark Staubach, who is a prominent Hollywood music video director.