Director Karan Malhotra has got Sanjay Dutt to play the brutal villain pitted against Ranbir Kapoor in the mega action spectacle.
Talking about the casting, Karan Malhotra said, “Shamshera is a highly ferocious and fearless character in the film. Therefore, his nemesis had to be even more fierce and monumental in every aspect. Who’s better than Sanjay Sir to give us that impact on screen.”
Sanjay Dutt also shared, “My father and Yash uncle were very close friends and now that I’m doing my first Yash Raj film, it is an extremely emotional moment for me. When I heard Karan’s idea to pit Ranbir against me, I thought it was just brilliant. I’m looking forward to shooting this incredibly exciting film, my second with the hugely talented Karan Malhotra.”
Earlier Karan Malhotra directed Sanjay Dutt in Agneepath 2012 where Sanjay’s act as the merciless villain Kancha.
Earlier talking about Shamshera, Ranbir said in a statement, “Shamshera is exactly the film I was looking for. While growing up watching Hindi commercial cinema, I had an image of what a film hero should be doing. Shamshera allows me to do everything that I had imagined and it’s a very exciting project for me. Karan is going to take me completely out of my comfort zone and I’m looking forward to this challenge”.
This will be the most awaited movie of Ranbir Kapoor as it promises to give a never-seen-before avatar of Tamasha Actor Ranbir.