A popular WWE wrestler to make his Bollywood debut with ‘Brahmastra’-guess who?
Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt starrer ‘Brahmastra’ will mark the debut of a popular WWE wrestler, Saurav Gurjar. Very few people know that Saurav had already made his television debut with Star Plus’ ‘Mahabharat’ where he portrayed the role of Bheem.
In an interview with DNA, Saurav spoke about his character in ‘Brahmastra’. The actor is playing a negative character in the film and while talking about it he said, “The film is quite action-packed and I am doing all my moves. I have action scenes with Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt in the film.”
When asked about his experience working with the big stars of Bollywood, Saurav said that Ranbir is ‘very good-natured’. “He (Ranbir) keeps asking me who is helping me train and how I do my moves or how wrestlers like Undertaker did their moves,” he shared.
Here’s a picture of Saurav with Ranbir from one of their workout routine
The actor also shared his experience when he had to punch Amitabh Bachchan for a scene. “I have been very fortunate to work with Mr. Bachchan. However, in my first scene with him, I had to punch him. I was a little nervous. Then he said to me- you are a real wrestler, please don’t break my nose. I got very nervous after that.”
Also about director Ayan Mukerji, the actor said that he is a great human being and been very helpful.
Backed by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions, ‘Brahmastra’ also stars Nagarjuna Akkineni and Mouni Roy. It is set to hit the screens in December this year.